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The joint-stock company ŽĎAS started production more than 65 years ago and now has almost 2250 employees, while the annual turnover in 2016 was 90 887 thousand euro.

TS Plzeň a.s. and ŽĎAS RUS are subsidiaries of ŽĎAS a.s. The company also has a majority share in ŽĎAS SGS GmbH based in Germany.

The production programme of the joint stock company ŽĎAS is focused on machine-tools, equipment for free forging, scrap processing equipment, hydraulic presses, equipment for the processing of rolled products, equipment for the straightening of material, inspection and straightening lines for bar processing, and piece delivery for rolling mills. The company is also specialized in production of castings from 200 up to 50 000 kg, forgings from 20 up to 9 000 kg, ingots from 500 up to 20 000 kg and also models and pressing machines especially from the automobile industry.

The company delivers the machines directly at the customer’s request. Production halls are equipped with high-quality machinery for heavy and light operation, and the mounting and testing of individual products. The modern design and development base along with international certifications are a guarantee of quality and reliability.

History

  • 1951 Production commenced at ŽĎAS Company
  • 1956 Completion of the development and launch of the production of mechanical presses of the company’s own design
  • 1963 Production started in the biggest hall number 5, allowing assembly of the heaviest components
  • 1979 The first TP automatic transfer press was produced
  • 1989 Two millionth ton of steel was cast in the metallurgical plant foundry
  • 1992 Transformation of the state-owned enterprise into a joint stock company ŽĎAS, a.s.
  • 1993 ISO 9001 quality system certification was acquired
  • 2008 The 100th hydraulic scrap shear CNS 400 K was produced
  • 2013 The new forging unit with CKV 1250/1600 press and QKK 8 manipulator was put into operation
  • 2018 The heaviest casting of raw weight 65 tons using secondary metallurgy was manufactured