History of the company

Today Galen manufactures products used to build millions of sq. m. of housing providing saving billions of cub. m. of natural gas; Galen has received hundreds of awards in Russia and abroad, holds tens of patents and know-hows, fifty percent of Russian composite wall ties market in Russia, thirty percent of products exported and two manufacturing facilities.

All this has been achieved in only fourteen years. Galen was founded in 2001 by an engineer and inventor Valery Nikolaevich Nikolaev. Having introduced an in-house developed product - basalt fiber reinforced polymer wall ties to the world market fourteen years ago, the company contributed to changes made in standards of construction industry not only in Russia, but also abroad.
History in photos
  • Galen. Construction start.
  • 2005. Products of Galen were used for construction of river port in Cheboksary.
  • 2010. Galen BFRP rebars are demonstrated to V.V. Putin.
  • 2011. Galen rebars were used for construction of multimedia fountain park in Poland.

Key dates and facts


Foundation of Galen by an engineer & inventor V.N. Nikolaev

First steps in creating a manufacturing line & technology.


Development and production of a new product on the world market basalt fiber reinforcing polymer material (BFRP).

Beginning of the manufacturing of wall ties used in brick structures and dowels used in suspended facades.


First built constructions and positive feedbacks.

Startup of a manufacturing line for production of BFRP wall ties used in heat insulation and cladding of cast-in-situ walls.


Expansion of production areas, manufacturing of new lines.


Design of Thermosave dowels. Galen the Best Small Business Enterprise of the Chuvash Republic in 2005.


The General Director of Galen is the Best Inventor of the Chuvash Republic in 2006 in Industry nomination.


Development of composite reinforcement ROCKBAR.

Galen is the Best Socially Responsible & Small Business Enterprise of the Chuvash Republic in 2007.


Introduction of Quality Management System according to world standards and receipt of ISO 90012000 certificate.


Obtainment of UK certificate (British Board of Agreement) and introduction of products on European markets.

Galen The Best Company-Exporter in the Chuvash Republic in 2009 and Awardee of Pultruder of the Year International competition (Baltimore, USA).


Development of a rockbolt made of BFRP for reinforcement of roof & side areas in mine excavations.

Receipt of ISO 90012008 certificate.

Galen is the Best Innovative Enterprise in Chuvashia in 2010.


Company Galen is 10 years old.

Status of RUSNANO Project Company.

Establishment of the Affiliate Company in Mogilev city (the Republic of Belarus).

Development of a new product Galen-TopGlass composite lightning poles.


Development in a new perspective direction research and development (R&D) for energetics.

Development of wall ties for gas and foam concrete.


Development of a new product composite mesh ROCKMESH. Reaching of industrial-scale production volumes.

Despite success achieved, Galen is not going to rest. It continues enlarging its product range and sales geography. Currently Galen is developing product range for new industries and attracting foreign partners to capture new niches.


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