15 March 2017
The production volume at the Saransk plant exceeded 500,000 km of optical fiber
On the 15th of March an optical fiber plant in Saransk was visited by a delegation from Sumitomo Electric Industries, one of the world's leading optical fiber manufacturers.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economy of the Republic of Mordovia Vladimir Mazov addressed his welcome speech to the guests. He told about the investment potential of the Republic of Mordovia and innovative projects implemented in the region. The issues of raw materials supply, production volumes increase and production processes optimization were discussed at the meeting. Special attention was paid to the plans for the production of new types of fiber.
Visit of Japanese colleagues to “Optic fiber Systems” JSC was timebound to overcoming of the half-million milestone of the optical fiber production in Russia. The plant started industrial output of fiber in the 4th quarter of 2016 and currently produce more than 100,000 kilometers of fiber per month. This makes up 50% of the plant's capacity and covers up 25% of the entire Russian market demand.