Meteor Zavod

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JSC Meteor Plant
Type Electronics Manufacturer
Industry Frequency Control, Quartz Crystal, Electronics, GPS, Wireless
Founded July 17, 1959
Founder(s) USSR government
Headquarters Volzhsky, Russia
Area served Regional
Products TCXO, OCXO, VCXO, Quartz crystal, Crystal Oscillator
Owner(s) Public
Employees Approximately 500 (2008)
Website www.meteor.su

JSC Meteor Plant is a Russian-based producer of Frequency Control Products, (quartz crystals, quartz oscillators and high-reliable piezoelectric filters).

History[edit]

Meteor was officially founded in 17 July 1959 in Volzhsky city (Volgograd region). It pioneered producing quartz crystals HC-27/U (рус. КБ) and HC-29/U (рус. КА) – in USSR. By the end of the 1980s Meteor was considered as one of the leading quartz crystal manufacturer in the Soviet Union. In 1989 the number of workers achieved 5500. In 1993 Meteor was reorganized into Joint Stock Company.

Market[edit]

Nowadays the company exports its production to nearly 500 enterprises from Russia and CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States). Meteor's production has industrial and satellite purpose. Its product range include quartz crystals for temperature compensated crystal oscillators (TCXO), for oven controlled crystal oscillators (OCXO), quartz crystals of general application for wide temperature range, quartz crystals of general application with heightened resistance to mechanical exposure.

The plant's quality system is certificated in accordance with certification system ISO 9001. JSC Meteor also has licenses by Russian Control systems federal agency on designing and manufacturing defence technologies. "Meteor" considered itself as a time-tested supplier for Russian radio electronic plants.