About company

The date of birth of the Plant for producing synthetic quartz crystals for electronics is October 29th , 1962.

The history of the Plant’s building is tightly connected with the development of synthetic quartz production industry in Russia. The Plant was among the first who began growing synthetic quartz crystals, working with them and providing high-quality quartz to radio electronic industry in Russia and abroad.

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Stanislav Nikolayevich Abdrafikov

Born in Plast of Chelyabinsk Region on November 10, 1950.

Stanislav N. Abdrafikov obtained a higher education qualification of an electrical engineer at the Chelyabinsk Polytechnic Institute, winning the Russian Federation State Prize for Science and Technology and taking his Ph.D. degree in Economics. His engineering career development has been closely related to the Plant “Kristall” since 1983, now Stanislav N. Abdrafikov is Chairman of the Board of Directors of the OJSC “Yuzhnouralsk Plant “KRISTALL.” .

When Stanislav N. Abdrafikov became General Manager, the Plant was officially bankrupt. He succeeded in setting up economic ties, and under his direction, the Plant emerged as the worldwide leader in quartz crystal production. In recognition of his great achievements in the plant development under new economic conditions, he was awarded the State RF “Order of Honor” in 1998.


The plant “Kristall” meets keymen of Japanese company

The plant “Kristall” meets  keymen of Japanese company “Seiko Instruments Inc.”(SII). On July 27 the plant “Kristall” holds the meeting with SII representatives. SII,  the world’s largest manufacturer of high-quality  electronic components  is on the market since1983.

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