The company was established in 1960, when the first electron tube was produced 6G1P.
Since that it was one of the leading manufacturers of electronic components in the USSR. Products of this factory were used both in special equipment and in different branches of industry like telecommunication and atomic energy.
In 1993 head management decreed to reorganize "Kaluga electron tube factory" into JSC "Voskhod".
This company is certified by Ministry of Economic Affairs of Russian Federation. Nowadays main products of the factory are integrated circuits, semiconductor lasers, thermal printheads and medical equipment.