30 January 2020

The first results of the National project “Labor Productivity and Support of Employment” that takes place at OVS have been summed up

On January 30, 2020, the management of "Optic fiber Systems" JSC had an informal meeting with the team on improving labor productivity and discussed the first results of the project implementation.

During the tea party, First Deputy General Director Vladimir Novokshchenov discussed with employees the trends of the global optical fiber market, the prospects for the development of The national project "Digital economy in the Russian Federation" and plans for the development of the plant. Vladimir Novokschenov also noted that the main thing has been and remains the quality of products and the preservation of the company's unique human capacity.

The members of team were thanked, on behalf of the management, for their work and maximum involvement in the implementation of the National project “Labor Productivity and Support of Employment”.

Gradually, the conversation took the form of a dialogue. Alexander Yashin, coordinator of the team, made a response. According to Alexander, within three months of the project implementation diagnostics of the current state of the production flow was carried out. Further  in the course of the complex analysis, by using lean manufacturing tools such as mapping, monitoring, and timekeeping in the workplace, the main areas that require additional focus were identified. The team has already formed proposals to optimize production processes and organize the process of work of the sites.

Alexander thanked the management for their support in the implementation of the project and noted that by supporting each other and getting involved in the process as much as possible, we will achieve the set performance indicators.

Let us recall that on October 1, 2019 “Optic fiber Systems” JSC joined the National project “Labor Productivity and Support of Employment”. The objective of this project is to increase the efficiency of production and the entire enterprise as a whole.

On the basis of "Optic fiber Systems" JSC a team, including employees of our company and experts, for four months have optimized current production processes, namely by mapping and timing of production, identifying problem areas and finding solutions to eliminate them.


“Optic fiber Systems” JSC ( – is the first and the only Russian plant manufacturing optical fiber. The plant is situated in Saransk, Mordovia Republic. It was officially opened on 25 September   2015. The shareholders of the company are RUSNANO, Gazprombank and the Government of Mordovia Republic.

Optical fiber is the main component of optic cables for signal transmission in modern communication networks. Fiber is also used as a sensor for monitoring deformation, temperature, acoustics and other indicators.

"Optic fiber Systems" JSC produces telecommunication optical fibers of standards G652 and G 657 A1 including those with reduced diameter of 200 microns; provides services on optical fiber coloring and the application of ring marks "ringmarking". Optical fibers of new types such as G651 and G655 are being prepared for release. Products are certified in Russia and the quality is confirmed by "Rostelecom" PJSC, Russia's leading cable companies and foreign consumers.

According to the results of certification, optical fiber was approved for use on the networks of the largest Russian Telecom operators Rostelecom, MTS, MegaFon and others.

Manufacturing capacity of the plant is 4 mln kilometers of optical fiber per year.