History

Sklostroj Turnov CZ, s.r.o. will celebrate its 70-year long history in 2020. It used to be part of two antagonistic economical systems, a part of a big industrial groups as well as an independent enterprise. It was placed during the time in three different countries, still based with the headquarter in Turnov. Let’s have a look together the most important moments in the company’s exciting history.

1950

Company foundation

The company was founded under the name “Glass service plant”, as a state-owned company.

1958

Glass Union

Change of name to “Glass machinery and foundry, national enterprise“. The company has four subsidiaries placed in:  Brno (today an independent company BRNOFORM), Primetice near Znojmo (today “Sklarske stroje Znojmo, s.r.o.” – this company remained part of SKLOSTROJ), Nova Ves nad Luznici (today called SKLOFORM s.r.o.) and in Brodek u Konice. The whole unit used to be part of a consortium called GLASS UNION

1961

Foundation stone

Laying of the foundation-stone of the new production facility.

 

First IS 6

Production of the first machine IS 6 of the type AL 106, which has been supplied to the glass factory in Dubi nearby Teplice (Today, it belongs to O-I)

1966

Approval of trademark

Approval of trademark, which is the official mark of the company.

1968

AL 106

Supply of  IS 6, type AL 106 to USSR

1974

New name

Name changed to “SKLOSTROJ, national enterprise “

1979

mainframe computer EC 1021

Installation of the mainframe computer  EC 1021

1982

NNPB

Purchasing and implementation of a NNPB license.

1987

first IS machine with electronic timing system

Production of the first machine IS 2 with electronic timing system, type AL 102.

1989

Severance from the GLASS UNION

Severance from the GLASS UNION and transforming to an independent state owned company SKLOSTROJ.

1992

GLASSTEC

The first active participation at the fair GLASSTEC in Düsseldorf

1994

Privatization

Privatization of the company, the name  “Sklářské strojírny, s.r.o.“ was used shortly and than changed to “Sklostroj Turnov CZ, s.r.o.“ after finishing of the privatization process.

ISO 9001

The first certification according to ISO 9001.

mould shop

Opening of the mould production shop.

1996

UNIGRAPHICS

R & D switching to 3D CAD/CAM system UNIGRAPHICS

           

Electronic Pushers

Release of  the patented Electronic Pushers – the very first in the world - fully electric.

2000

AL 118-2

Supply of  IS 8, type AL 118-2 to China

2003

LPBB

Technology based on SKLOSTROJ’s patented equipment to improve BB production.

2004

Sklostroj Turnov RU

Foundation of the subsidiary “Sklostroj Turnov RU“ based in Moscow servicing more than 100 production lines supplied to Russia since 1994.

2006

SST 06

Released new drive and timing system SST 06 on a SIEMENS platform

2007

The Czech Republic joins Schengen area

The Czech Republic joins Schengen area

2008

AL 1112-2-2

Supply of the first IS 12, type AL 1112-2-2

MFG PRO and CMR

Implementation of the MFG PRO information system and  CMR Sales Logics

2010

ISS 8 with 110 servo-axis

Oficial announcement of ISS platform at Glasstec exhibition in 2010. The new generation machine type with 110 servo-axis on 8 section machine.

2013

ISS 2nd generation

First installation of ISS8 TG in Red Echo

2016

EP16

Release of new EP16 pusher unit in Glasstec 2016. EP16 further enhances functionality of EP97-04 while keeping very low maintenance, long lifetime and even lower weight.

2018

ISS 12

First installation of ISS12 TG in Verallia Deutschland.

3x ISS12 TG in BA Villafranca.

2019
  • Sklostroj Turnov CZ, s.r.o.
    Přepeře 210, 512 61 Přepeře
    Czech Republic
  • Tel.: +420 481 350 111
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  • ID: 60111739
  • VAT: CZ60111739

The company is registered in the Commercial Register administered by the Regional Court of Justice in Hradec Králové, Section C, Inset 5522.