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About Group

There are three main pisions of FAST Group’s activity: fire protection systems, automation systems and security technologies. These three areas are reflected in FAST abbreviation: Fire, Automation and Security Technologies.

FAST Group’s has a long history. In the past 10 years there were a lot of large-scale projects implemented, and for us, each of them was the most important regardless of the scope of work and terms stipulated. Starting from 1993 up to date, the key events in the Group’s activity are as follows:

  • 1994 — 1995 — the main business activity for the companies, which later incorporated into FAST Group, at that time, was supply of Russian and European equipment for the security systems.

  • In 1995 the Company started to develop integrated security systems. The area of specialization at the time was perimeter protection, access control and video surveillance. The rapid growth of business was in part due to close cooperation with an international CHUBB corporation. Several important access control projects were accomplished for the National Bank of Kazakhstan.

  • From 1997 the company began to work in partnership with Swiss companies Securiton and Fittich.

  • In the same year the latest digital video surveillance system DigiEye was introduced to Kazakhstan market.

  • The company started to expand its geography in 1999. Creation of a branch network started from the new capital or the republic, Astana, and the capital of an important industrial region, Kyzyl-Orda.

  • In 2000 company continues to expand its clientele and opens three new regional offices.

  • In 2001 for the first time in Kazakhstan company accomplished a unique project, which involved installation of sublevel fire suppression system on 16 operating oil tanks on Kumkol oilfield.

  • In 2002 for the purpose of organization of timely supplies and coordination of work with the suppliers the Group opens a new office in UAE.

  • From 2002 companies «Professional Security Systems» (PSB), «Fitech Engineering» and «FAST Engineering» began to form a group of companies with the aim to provide wider range of products and services and further improve quality through the exchange of expertise. The result of this formal union was the significant expansion of the products and services list which now included electro-technical, automation and instrumentation equipment.

  • In 2002 the Group opens an office in Moscow: FAST Engineering Ltd and offices in the Caspian region: Atyrau and Aktau.

  • In 2004 the decision was made to prepare the Group for the certification of its quality management system for the compliance with ISO9001:2000 standard. The Group keeps expanding its product range and introduces personal protection equipment to the market.

  • In 2005 for the first time in Kazakhstan the Group completed a unique perimeter protection project, the system was based on fiber-optic technology.

  • In september 2005 on the two operating gas pumping stations in Western Kazakhstan FAST Group conducted full-scale testing of newly installed clean agent fire suppression system. The testing was unique in terms of operating conditions, and scale (2800 kg of gas was released).

In October 2005 the Group successfully passed the audit of its quality management system conducted by an accredited body, Russian Register and was granted ISO9001:2000 certificate.