Prior to 1981 ELMAC now MICRO was engaged in semiconductor manufacturing / packing operations. At that time it was the first electronics manufacturing company in Pakistan. In 1981, Ministry of Defense acquired and leased the facility as MEI (Pvt) limited to support the production of military radios. It functioned as public-private partnership. In 1991 the company was sold to current owner with 100% ownership. It is serving the military / government sector by providing radio systems along with its other ventures with multinational manufacturers for local defense and strategic requirements.