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Our History

Group of companies Astron was founded in 1992 in Perm, Russia. The main business of the company was supply and installation of Venetian blinds. In 1994 Astron became official distributor of Armstrong World Industries, the world leader in counter ceiling and floor coating manufacturing. After that the distribution agreements for electrical systems and lamps supplies with General Electric Company, Siemens and Legrand were signed.

An affiliated company involved in construction and decoration works was established in 1993. Finishers and managers of the company were first in the district to complete trainings to work with new finishing materials (counter ceilings, stretch ceilings, floor and wall coatings, etc.). Today Astron Interstroy regularly performs the jobs at the most significant building sites of Perm and neighbor regions being one of the most well-known and highly professional companies.

In May 1994 Astron Comfort Company has been established. At first, the company was supplying and installing wall split air conditioners, then gradually progressing to more complicated air supply systems. At the moment Astron Comfort is the largest authorized supplier of major brands’ climate control equipment in Ural District, Russia. The company implements the full cycle of turn-key solution for building utility systems: design – installation – commission – maintenance. Utility systems designed and installed by Astron Comfort are implemented in the most significant buildings of Perm, Ural District and far beyond.

ST Company began its history in 1999. The first major project was installing membrane roofing and topping floors during the reconstruction of Perm Engine Plant. The investor of the project, Pratt & Whitney highly appraised the company’s job. Later on the business expanded performing significant scope of work for the regional economy’s growth leaders. Nowadays Stabwerk -Perm is one of the leading suppliers of industrial flooring and roofing solutions. The company is a part of a nationalwide holding consisting of branches across Russia’s major cities.

In the year 2002 SB-Avtomatika was founded. The company is involved in design, assembling, commissioning and maintenance of building security systems such as: burglar and fire alarms, Access Control Systems (ACS), CCTV, television, telecommunication, structured cabling and take-a-number systems.

Astron Construction Company was founded in 2003 for the roles of Customer, General Designer and General Contractor. The main businesses of the company are: managing the real estate development projects, new builds, reconstruction and turn-key projects. A large number of projects in Perm and Ural District have been implemented by Astron Construction Company from scratch.

The contractors for the building sites are picked not only from Astron’s subsidiaries, but from the external parties as well. The choice of contractors is performed on the basis of market competition using price-quality ratio as the main criteria.

Each company of Astron Group has well-established positions in its market proven by the significant amount of won tenders and a sufficient track record of partnership with both local and global businesses.
 

Today Astron is a group of companies with local branches across Russia employing more than 300 people.

Astron has a long list of major customers including Cereal Partners LLC (Nestle & General Mills), Pratt & Whitney, VSMPO-AVISMA Corporation (the world′s largest manufacturer of titanium), LUKOIL Oil Corporation, Sberbank, Central Bank of Russian Federation, Perm Regional Court, Federal Treasury of Russian Federation and many others.