Here are five more companies from the Forbes rating of Top 10 Russian enterprises that thrive in the global electronic market. Read about the Top 5 here.
Founders: Alexey Kovsh, Daniil Livshits and their colleagues in science
Establishmed in: 2003
Headquarters: Dortmund, Germany
Production: semiconductor chips, modules and systems for laser industry
Scope of application: laser equipment, and medicine
Investors: S-Group Venchures
History: In the early 2000s Alexey Kovsh, Daniil Livshits and their colleagues left for Dortmund to arrange hi-tech production in the science and technology park there. The ideas were plenty, but with arrival of the large investor the company concentrated on production of chips for creation of lasers. Now Innolume works on R&D-проектом for HP.
7. PCC (Perm Chemical Company)
Founder: Kirill Golovanov
Year of establishment: 2002
Headquarters: Perm, Russia
Production: electronic gas hexafluorobutadiene
Scope of application: electronics
Customers: Samsung and Toshiba
Investors: Bioprocess Capital Venchures
History: the company's owners are Kirill Golovanov (49,9%) and Bioprocess Capital Venchures (50,1%). The company was founded on the basis of the Yodobrom plant. Presently it produces several types of gas, including hexafluorobutadiene, which is used for plasmochemical etching in microelectronics. The plant sells gas to Japan, from where it is delivered to the plants of Toshiba and Samsung.
8. Russian Materials and Technologies
Founder: Gennady Gromov
Established in: 1994
Headquarters: Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
Production: Peltier coolers
Scope of application: telecommunications, medicine, and space exploration
Investors: RUSNANO, and S-Group Venchures
History: Gennady Gromov left his scientific career in the Moscow Lomonosov Chemical Engineering Institute to establish the Russian Materials and Technologies company. Inestments of RUSNANO and S-Group Venchures in 2010 promoted the production to increase. The company produces 1700 types of coolers that control temperature of electronic systems. Most of its products are exported.
9. AEPS Group
Founder: Alexander Goncharov
Established in: 2003
Headquarters: Prague, Czech Republic
Production: secondary power sources and power supply converters
Scope of application: telecommunications, mechanical engineering, and aircrafts
History: Alexander Goncharov founded the first company of the future AEPS Group in 1991. Each of the companies is in charge of a particular part of the technological process. In 2004 he decided to start business in the Czech Republic, where it turned to be less costly to arrange production. At the same time production assets remained in Russia as well. The group produces current power supplies, which work at the temperature from -60 to +125 Centigrade, as well as accompanying electronics.
10. RiT Technologies
Founder: Ofer Bengal
Established in: 1989
Headquarters: Tel Aviv, Israel
Investor: Stins Coman
Production: telecommunication equipment
Scope of application: telecommunications and data centers
Customers: PetroChina, O2, and Prague airport
History: The Russian businessman Sergey Anisimov did not start his production of electronics from scratch. In 2008 he purchased a share in the Israeli company of RiT Technologies, which was unprofitable at that time. Sergey Anisimov founded the R&D branch in Tel Aviv. The businessman plies between Israel and Moscow, where his main enterprise is the Stins Coman holding.
Author: Vera Ivanova