1896 Company Establishing

Historical way of our enterprise began from the 15th of November (the 28th of November of new style), 1896 when the Edit of His Imperial Majesty, All-Russian Autocrat Nikolay II, confirmed the activity conditions in Russia of the Belgian joint stock company «Sumy Machine-Building Shops (anonymous company)». A.I.Berounsky, of the Belgian citizenship, became the first Director. The founders of joint stock company, besides foreign companions, were the famous Ukrainian owners of sugar-refineries P.I.Kharitonenko, N.A.Suhanov, L.E.Kening, A.A.Gebinder and other businessmen. As the founders’ project the joint stock company should manufacture and repair equipment for sugar-refineries, Donbas mines, railways. The main workshops of the plant – foundry, machine, boiler, forge, pattern, copper-cable – were built by the late 1896.

1897 Maintenance of sugar refineries and railways equipment .

1922-150x150The plant mainly performed repairs of sugar-refineries equipment. Semaphors for railways and frogs for switches were manufactured. 350 people worked at the plant.

1900 – 1902 Production of evaporators, filtering and beet presses for sugar refineries

old6-150x123Evaporators, filtering and beet presses for sugar refineries were launched into production

1908 The first Ukraine's steam engine

par-150x150The first Ukraine's steam engine was made

1910-1912. Design group foundation. Production of centrifugal pumps of high and low pressure.

zstar1The design group was formed at the enterprise. As to its projects (developments) the plant manufactured ceiling construction for Kiev covered market, iron construction for Nikolayev theatre, constructions for Tashkent railway depot etc. In 1912 the production of centrifugal pumps of high and low pressure was organized. 700 people worked at the plant. In that year the name was changed into «Sumy machine-building plants».

1914 Changeover to military output

kn10-150x150Changeover to military output accomplished; blasting caps shop was built; equipment for gunpowder factories was launched into production.

1922 Reconstruction after Civil War.

zstar3Reconstruction after Civil War was finished at the plant. Enterprise produced steam boilers, centrifugal pumps, steam hoists, frames for railway bridges, equipment for sugar-refineries.

1927 Plant renovation. New products manufacture.

nasos1-150x135Steam horizontal machine with two cylinders, three-stage centrifugal pump were launched into production

1928 The enterprise renaming.

zavstar2-150x150The enterprise was recalled into «Sumy Machine-Building Plant named after M.V.Frunze».

1929 Electric arc welding was mastered for the first time in Ukraine.

svarka2-150x150Electric arc welding was mastered for the first time in Ukraine.

1930-1931 Focus on the technical improvement of production and introduction of new technological processes.

litejnij_ceh-1933-150x150The enterprise was specialized in manufacture of chemical and oil extraction equipment. Pump-compressor, foundry, and tool shops were built.

1933 Ukraine's first heavy-duty piston compressor was manufactured

zstar4Ukraine's first 10,000 cu.m/h piston compressor was manufactured

1935 Production area enlarging. Production of new types of products.

ceh-150x148The first specialized shop for centrifuge manufacture was built

1936 Nickel and chrome nickel steel welding method was mastered.

svarka-150x133Nickel and chrome nickel steel welding method was mastered. Welded chemical equipment using these steels was launched into production.

1937-1940 The unique superpower 850 atm. ammonia synthesis compressor was manufactured.

kompr-150x141The unique superpower 850 atm. ammonia synthesis compressor was manufactured. At that time similar equipment was not manufactured by any West European company. Suspended centrifugal with sediment handle discharge and belt drive, steam cracking-machine, apparatus for sugar industry was produced. At that time similar equipment was not manufactured by any West European company. Suspended centrifugal with sediment handle discharge and belt drive, steam cracking-machine, apparatus for sugar industry was produced.

1941-1944 Evacuation of the plant. Wartime manufacture.

vojna1-150x134The plant was evacuated to Tambov, Chirchik, Chelyabinsk, Kemerovo. Wartime manufacture.

1946-1948 Reconstruction of production capabilities.

nascentr-150x150Reconstruction of production capabilities. The enterprise gradually increased products manufacturing. The first postwar samples of vacuum filters were made. Centrifugal pumps for sugar industry were launched into production again.

1950-1959 Equipment for the nuclear industry manufacture.

him-150x150Equipment for the nuclear industry was manufactured; fulfilling commissions under space exploration programs. The output of more than 35 new machines and devices for the chemical industry, including a five-stage compressor, automatic centrifuges, rotary vacuum pumps was mastered. The enterprise emerged on the world market. Ukraine's first opposite compressor, all kinds of world's existing centrifuges were launched into production.

1960 Ukraine's first heavy-duty opposite compressors were mastered.

zstar10Ukraine's first heavy-duty opposite compressors were mastered.

1965 New products for chemical industry production.

centr-150x150Production of centrifuges with mechanical discharge and vacuum drum dryers was mastered.

1969-1975 Ukraine's first shipment of complete mineral fertilizers, ethylene, and helium production lines and units

72 units of new type, machines and equipment, including equipment for weak nitric acid, ethylene production, were mastered. Ukraine's first shipment of complete mineral fertilizers, ethylene, and helium production lines and units was effected.

1976 Sumy Machine-Building Science-and-Production Association was set up

Sumy Machine-Building Science-and-Production Association was set up including the Frunze Machine-Building Plant, Heavy Compressor Machine-Building Plant, Special Design Bureau for Chemical Equipment and Construction Department.

1976-1977 Serial output of advanced turbo-compressors GPA-C-6,3 driven by aircraft type gas turbine of 6300kW power of block-container modification.

Serial output of advanced gas-transfer plants GPA-C-6,3 driven by aircraft type gas turbine of 6300kW power of block-container modification.

1980 Nuclear power machine-building plant incorporating

Nuclear power machine-building plant was joined the Association.

1981 GCN-195M-type main circulating pumps production start

GCN-195M-type main circulating pumps and pumps for nuclear power stations' secondary circuit were launched into production.

1982 New more powerful GPA-C-16 turbo compressor unit was manufactured and tested

New more powerful gas-transfer plants GPA-C-16 driven by aircraft type gas turbine of 16000kW power of block-container modification were launched into production

1985 Up-to-date control and shut-off valves production

The All-Union Science-Design-and-Development Institute for Compressor Machine-Building and Sumy Branch of the Special Design Bureau for Heavy Chemical Technical Engineering was attached to the Association. The enterprise was named «Sumy Frunze Machine-Building Science-and-Production Association».
To equip compressor stations of gas main pipelines the Company set up the production of up-to-date stamp-welded control and shut-off valves.

1987 CNG vehicle gas-filling compressor stations and automobile gas-fueling stations production

Automobile gas-filling compressor stations and automobile gas-fueling stations were launched into serial output.

1988г The plant manufacturing drill collars and kellys for the oil and gas industries became a part of the Company

The Association ordered and the Italian firm Danieli built the plant manufacturing drill collars and kellys for the oil and gas industries.

1994 Reorganization into Joint Stock Company "Sumy Frunze Machine-Building Science and Production Association"

The Association was reorganized to a public joint stock company.

1990 – 2000 Structural reforms in existing production sectors.

Structural reforms in existing production sectors, expanding nomenclature range.

1997 Products certification, implementation of International Standards certified quality system

The Certificate of Approval was granted, confirming the correspondence of the quality system valid in JSC «Sumy Frunze NPO» to the International Standard ISO 9001.

1999 API-6D pipeline valves manufacture

The manufacture of pipeline valves which comply with requirements of the International Standard API-6D was mastered.

2000 The privatization process has been completed

After sale by auction of the last state block of shares, the privatization process has been completed.

2000 – 2006 Expansion of manufactured products nomenclature range

Expansion of manufactured products nomenclature list. Restructuring of the Company. Production potentialities were increased. New industrial projects have been commissioned. Change-over to packaged delivery of the equipment and turn-key construction of the facilities.

2007 JSC "Sumy Frunze NPO" became a part of the financial industrial group "Energy Standard"

JSC "Sumy Frunze NPO" became a part of the financial industrial group "Energy Standard".

2011 Rename of the Company

Joint Stock Company «Sumy Frunze Machine-Building Science and Production Association» renamed в Public Joint Stock Company «Sumy Frunze Machine-Building Science and Production Association».

2015 New name -Public Joint-Stock Company “Sumy Machine-Building Science and Production Association”

logo-en-gFor the purpose of executing No317-VIII dd. 09.04.2015 law, the majority of shareholders voted on a decision of changing the name of the enterprise and confirmation of a new name – the Public Joint-Stock Company “Sumy Machine-Building Science and Production Association”.