The history of Association begins in 1998 "JSC Yuzhnouralsk Insulator Company” was created in order to provide integrated deliveries of the equipment for power lines in Russia, CIS and the Baltics. After a short period of time the JSC YuIC became one of the main suppliers of the high voltage insulators and fittings.
Incorporation of JSC “MZVA” that at present is the biggest manufacturer of fittings for overhead power lines of 0,4-1150 kV, including ABC lines for 0-35 kV, metal parts for power structures, and fittings for overhead communication lines. JSC "EnergoTransIsolator" was created in the same year. The main specialization of the company is design and manufacturing of high-voltage polymeric insulators for contact grids of the electrified railways.
JSC "Insta" was incorporated. Start of mass production of modern polymeric insulators of new generation for power lines and substations
A major investment project of construction of a new plant for suspended glass insulators JSC UMEK was started.
Incorporation of new companies: LLC NPP “MES” – design and production of overhead power lines assembly and repair tools; "Volzhskaja energeticheskaja kompanija" (LLC VEK); LLC “Udmurtskaja electrotechnicheskaja kompanija” (LLC YEK) - integrated supplies of equipment for overhead power lines.
C JSC “Forenergo” was incorporated – a holding company for coordination of R&D, production, finances and sales of the named above companies as well as for implementation of large investment projects (as for example JSC UMEK).