1990– Plant foundation and start of fiber-optic cable pilot production
1991–Changeover to fiber-optic cable serial production.
1994–Introduction of quality management system complying with requirements of ISO 9002.
1998– Foundation of Opten Service affiliate to offer design works on fiber-optic networks construction, packaged supply of fiber-optic cables, couplings, suspension fittings, measuring equipment, fiber-optic networks construction, general contractor functions fulfilment on authorized operation types.
2000– Extension of fiber-optic cable assortment up to 26 types. 2001 - New product specifications approval by the Ministry of Communications of Russia
2001– Preparation of new plant construction in Vsevolozhsk, Leningrad Region.
2002 – Receipt of Expert report of RAO UES of Russia
2003 – Start of cable production based on single mode optic fiber with higher transmission range (LWP fiber)
2004– Opten launches production of tight cables (fibers in tight buffer coating)
2005 – Receipt of new declarations of conformity
2005 – Foundation of Opten Stroy affiliate to offer end-to-end solutions on communication systems for customers.
2006 – Active participation of OPTEN cables in implementation of state program of Russian schools internetization...
2007 – New-built OPTEN plant opening near Vsevolozhsk in the environs of St.Petersburg.
2008 – Commissioning of new up-to-date lines on fiber-optic cable production that made possible to considerably increase the scope of manufactured products in natural terms.
2008– Further tight cooperation with OAO Gazprom and OAO Svyaztransneft gave our plant an opportunity to make its contribution into development of strategic projects for the Russian Federation such as Northern European Gas Pipeline.
2009– Crisis? What crisis? Fasten your belts - it will be fun!