27 September 2022

Optic fiber Systems celebrates the seventh anniversary since its official opening

The best employees of the plant were awarded during the ceremony that took place last Friday. Irina Spiridonova, Deputy Minister of Industry, Science and New Technologies of Mordovia gave a congratulatory speech. Irina Spiridonova thanked the staff of the plant for their conscientious work and contributions to the company. 5 employees of the plant were awarded with the diplomas of the Ministry of Industry, Science and Technology of Mordovia.

General Director Andrey Nikolaev noted that despite the unstable economic situation and existing restrictions, the company operates normally and confidently makes plans for the implementation of large-scale projects. "First of all, it is a great merit of our highly professional team. Despite all the restrictions, the company is on the verge of implementing serious projects – the construction of the preform plant and the establishment of a research center, wages are paid on time, working conditions continue to improve, all social guarantees are preserved for employees," said Andrey Nikolaev in his speech.

During seven years of operation, the Optic fiber Systems has crossed the milestone of 10 million km of optical fiber, increased its share in the domestic market up to 30%. The number of customers includes about 150 cable plants from 19 countries of the world. More than 100 specialists of unique working professions have been trained within company’s own training center.


“Optic fiber Systems” JSC ( – is the first and the only Russian plant manufacturing optical fiber. The plant is situated in Saransk, Mordovia Republic. It was officially opened on 25 September 2015. The shareholders of the company are RUSNANO, Gazprombank and the Government of Mordovia Republic.

Optical fiber is the main component of optic cables for signal transmission in modern communication networks. Fiber is also used as a sensor for monitoring deformation, temperature, acoustics and other indicators.

"Optic fiber Systems" JSC produces telecommunication optical fibers of standards G652 and G 657 A1 including those with reduced diameter of 200 microns; provides services on optical fiber coloring and the application of ring marks "ringmarking". Optical fibers of new types such as G651 and G655 are being prepared for release. Products are certified in Russia and the quality is confirmed by "Rostelecom" PJSC, Russia's leading cable companies and foreign consumers.

According to the results of certification, optical fiber was approved for use on the networks of the largest Russian Telecom operators Rostelecom, MTS, MegaFon and others.

Manufacturing capacity of the plant is 4 mln kilometers of optical fiber per year.