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1973 :
Teletube Electronics Limited - first B&W picture tube manufacturing plant set up at Ghaziabad.

1983 :
Samtel India Limited set up in Bhiwadi, Rajasthan to manufacture B&W picture tubes in different sizes.

1985 :
Manufacturing facility set-up for electron gun production at Ghaziabad.

1987 :
Samtel Color Limited started in technical collaboration with Mitsubishi Electric, Japan to manufacture color picture tubes from its plant in Ghaziabad.

1989 :
Color CRT gun manufacturing plant set-up at Ghaziabad.

1993 :
Plant for manufacturing glass for picture tubes set up at Kota through a JV between Corning, USA and Samtel.

1998 :
Deflection Yoke (DYs) division set up in Parwanoo to manufacture Dys for use in color picture tubes.

2001 :
Samtel Electron Devices GmbH formed through strategic acquisition of Thales Germany.

2004 :
Padmashree Award conferred on Mr. Satish Kaura – CMD, Samtel Group.

2006 :
JV with Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) to form Samtel HAL Display Systems Limited.

2008 : JV with Thales, France to form Samtel Thales Avionics.
  1st to introduce Digital Color Monitor in India.
  1st to launch 12", 14" and 17" B&W picture tubes in India.
  1st to launch 14" and 21" FST tubes in India.
  1st to launch Mono Display Tubes in India.
  1st to assemble and seal glass shells in India.
  1st to offer the largest range of 14",  21" FST and 21" F&FST color picture tubes in India.
  1st to establish itself as the largest regular exporter of tubes.
  1st to manufacture specialty tubes for industrial, military and medical applications, from the private sector.
  1st public-private partnership in the area of defense avionics.
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