UKHIN was established on July 4, 1930. Now the total number of employees is one hundred and thirty-three people, including eighty-three research workers, 26 doctors and candidates of science.
According to the order of the State Committee of Ukraine on Technical Regulation and Consumer Policy No. 93 dated March 14, 2011, SE "UKHIN" performs the functions of the secretariat of the Technical Committee for Standardization 12 "Coke" (TC 12), whose fields of activity (objects of standardization) include coke products (solid fuel) and chemical products of coking (including liquid fuel and road-building materials).
Works with the participation of the State Enterprise "Ukhin" were awarded to:
State Prize of Ukraine in the field of science and technology:
- «Integrated energy-saving technology for the production of high-quality metallurgical coke at JSC ALCHEVSKKOKS», 2009 (Doctor of Technical Sciences Kovalev Yevgeny Tikhonovich, Ph.D. in Technical Science Kuznichenko Vyacheslav Mikhailovich);
- «Resource-saving technologies of metallurgical production based on the use of Ukrainian coal», 2012 (Ph.D. Igor Shulga).
Prizes of the President of Ukraine for young scientists:
- «Development of methods for modifying the properties of coal charge and the creation of optimal operating conditions for coke ovens to produce high-quality coke», 2015 (Ph.D., Zelensky Oleg Ivanovich, Ph.D., Sytnik Alexander Vladimirovich).
Prizes of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine for young scientists (in the aggregate of scientific papers). - Ph.D. Zelensky Oleg Ivanovich.
Order of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine No. 12344-p dated June 16, 2010 awarded the Prize of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine for special scientific achievements - Doctor of Technical Sciences, Senior Researcher Miroshnichenko D.V.