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Pupin, Belgrad

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Name: Pupin, Belgrad    (YU)  
Abbreviation: pupin
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Founded after WW2 as small TT workshop. Specialised in TT and communications bussines. Company exists today and produces telecommunications equpment and digital PBX-es. Short time, around 1950, Pupin produces relatively limited edition of 2 or 3 radio sets under licence.

Founded: 1947
Production: 1952 -
Factory Pupin is founded in 1947. year, by Serbian government decision, in remount PTT workshop in Voždovac-Belgrade, with 128 employees - predominantly TT mechanics and qualified workers. First products in that period were telephone CB exchanges and electromechanical telegraph equipment. In 1952.year, with arriving first electrical engineers generations from Belgrade School of Electrical Engineering was defined new Pupin profile and started intensive introduction of electronics. Pupin maintain basic orientation - development and production of telecommunication equipment - with domination of telephony, telegraphy and railroad signaling according domestic market demand and not only domestic. Years to 1960. were period of intensive factory development and penetration into the radio engineering, acoustics, signaling, measurement electronics and military equipment. After strong production development in new electronic and telecommunication areas, with considerable number increasing of engineers and technicians and missing space for production, time was come for dislocating some production integrity and founding new factories. In 1958. Pupin associated with factory "Nikola Tesla" and "Avala " from Belgrade in company "Belind" (Belgrade electronic industry). In 1961/62 "Belind" from Belgrade and "Zavodi RR" from Nis established "Electronic industry" (Ei) unique legal representative. All Ei members lost their individuality. Pupin in 1970.year moved to new location in Zemun Polje when number of employees to come up with 560, from which number almost half, was with high and secondary school ended.
In 1972. According new law Pupin again became legal subject although it belonged to organization ROT with headquarters in Belgrade. The same time ROT belonged to complex organization - SOUR Ei. In 1991. SOUR Ei initiated transformation to holding company and asked from OOUR companies to transfer their own property to SOUR Ei. Pupin and other companies did not allow that way of uniting. Pupin after that realized inside transformation and founded Pupin - holding company with eight associations. In 2005. Pupin Telecom is restructured and adjusted to the ZOPD like mixed holding with 5 Ltd. daughter companies.
PUPIN TELECOM has developed intensive cooperation with leading world companies, domestic institutes and science organizations, using possibilities of up to date technology transfer, license or industry cooperation, all with purpose to win new products, knowledge and technology. Thanks to that kind of business politics, PUPIN TELECOM today represents respected producer of modern telecommunications equipment.

This manufacturer was suggested by Danko Tkalec.

Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
YU  55 B7 ECH81   
YU  53 Košutnjak UCH21   
YU  56 239A    
YU  56 56 unknown_Tube   


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