The plant was built in 1965 with main activity manufacture and distribution of starter lead-acid batteries;

Brief history:

1969–1992:  the plant was specialized in manufacturing and exporting batteries for OEM - to "VAZ" factories in Toliati, Russia.

2007: became part of MONBAT Group of Companies.

START manufactures starter lead-acid batteries for trucks and commercial vehicles (buses, road-construction, agriculture and railroad vehicles) and batteries for cyclic applications.