The Institute was established in 1960 on the base of Zaporozhye Transformer Plant. In 1969 it was set a scientific engineering center (SEC) of the Soviet Union in the field of transformer building. SEC carried out research and engineering developments and coordination of works of 14 enterprises, 7 special design departments in the field of scientific and technological progress.
By the order of the Ministry of Industrial Policy of Ukraine No.98 of 31.07.92 the Institute was appointed the parent organization in the field of the development of power transformer equipment and highvoltage apparatus.
According to the results of attestation, held in 2002, OSC “VIT” was ranked to the group of scientific organizations. #VIT #ВИТ