The film tells about a notable metallurgist, senior foreman of the Orsk-Khalilovsk metallurgical plant F. I. Tolkachev. Orenburg region. Streets of Novotroitsk. Production processes at the Orsk-Khalilovsky Metallurgical Combine. FI Tolkachev at the blast furnace, talking with workers and his students, at a reception in the city executive committee, during a solemn session of the regional Council, he takes the Red Banner of the Russian Federation, with children and grandchildren at home.