About us

VELAN — is a Russian enterprise which deals with manufacturing of explosion-proof electrical equipment. It was established in 1958. VELAN experience in explosion-proof electrical equipment manufacturing counts almost 60 years. During these years our company has been contributing significantly to the economy of the region and to Russian industry in whole.

1958
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1967
1991
2003
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2006
2008
2016
1958
In Zelenokumsk town of Stavropol region in "Stavelektroapparat" plant the construction of low voltage electrical equipment plant began based on stand-by plant of oil manufacturing.
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1960
The first item was launched – KUV-2 push-button control station, intended for using in mines.
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1967
The products range was widened with an innovative equipment for those times - small VKM-1switch made of plastic. With this switch manufacturing plants in Russia began to manufacture all-plastic explosion-proof electrical equipment. For the first time, the use of solid plastics equipment was introduced in domestic mines.
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1991
"Elektroapparat" plant was transformed in JSC «VELAN» - «Low voltage explosion-proof electrical equipment».
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2003
VELAN passed certification procedure for compliance with GOST RV 20.57.412 requirements and received an opinion certifying the existence of conditions for the State defence order. Also VELAN obtained a certificate for compliance with GOST R ISO 9001-2001 requirements.
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2004
At the enterprise strategic partner company came. Creation of TD VELAN Ltd.
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2006
The plant was certified to be compliant with international standards ISO 9001:2000, ISO 14001:2004, GOST, ISO 9001 requirements.
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2008
During the period from 2008 to 2013, a fundamental modernization of production was carried out, resulting in a significant increase in its production capacity.
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2016
The new Assembly workshop was inaugurated with a total area of 13 000 m2.
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