13th October 1972
The Ural research and development institute of halurgy (at the time of establishing – The Ural branch of All-Union research and development institute of halurgy) was created in Perm.
The institute was responsible for scientific and technical policy in Verkhnekamskoye potash-magnesium salt deposit, and main tasks were as follows: development and implementation of new technologies; performance of design works; creation and improvement of the equipment for potash industry.
The first institute’s director – Victor V. Filatov.
Awarded with Order of the Red Banner of Labour, Medal For Distinguished Labour, Mining Fame Badge of III and II ranks.
Thanks to his executive talent, huge responsibility and creativity a team of highly-qualified specialists was formed, an engineering laboratory building was designed and constructed in relatively short terms.
By decision of The Ministry of chemical industry the institute became an authorized general designer of all the active mines of Uralkali OJSC and Silvinit OJSC.
A.Ya. Grinberg was elected as a general director in the general meeting of the institute staff members.
Arkadiy Ya. Grinberg – active member of the Ural branch of Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, corresponding member of International Academy of Ecology, Man and Nature Protection Sciences.
Awards: Medal For Valorous Labour (1970), Order of the Badge of Honour (1974), Medal for Veteran of Labour (1987), Academic Order of Merit for the Fatherland named after V.N. Tatishchev (2002), Medal of Order of Merit for the Fatherland of II rank (2002), Mining Fame Badge of 3 ranks (1997, 2001, 2004), Peter the Great Gold Medal For Valorous Labour (2007), Certificate of Honour of the Ministry of Industry and Energy of the Russian Federation (2008).
A.Ya. Grinberg was the main ideologist and organizer of structural changes in Galurgia OJSC. Under his guidance the institute became one of the leading research and development institutes in potash industry.
2004 — 2005
The certification body for management systems and personnel TÜV Thüringen e.V., Jena, granted the institute a certificate of conformity of the management system to the requirements of DIN EN ISO 9001:2000 standard in accordance with the procedure of TÜV CERT, registration № 15 100 85314.
Conformity of the quality management system to the requirements of DIN EN ISO standard is verified annually.
Based on the decision made by the extraordinary shareholders meeting and the record about state registration of amendments in constituent documents of legal entities dated 30.11.2016 Joint stock company Ural research and development institute of halurgy (Galurgia JSC) was renamed into Joint stock company VNII Galurgii (VNII Galurgii JSC).