Started as a non-automotive foundry, it was acquired by ACE Group in 2008. Following a remarkable investment in 2012 ,Feramo has been transformed into a ductile iron foundry specialized on critical safety parts for the automotive and truck industry . Incorporated into GIS in 2015 through ACE Group’s acquisition.
Incorporated into GIS in 2015 through ACE Group’s acquisition.
mexican corporate Grupo Industrial Saltillo (GIS), which has a significant share in the global markets of the automotive, construction and consumer goods industries.
We produce high quality nodular iron castings for brake systems for cars and trucks.
Our strategic location in the heart of Europe allows us to good accessibility to all existing and potential partners.
By Viktor Macha in 2005.
Plant facts and figures
The plant have an annual capacity of 50000 tons.
The following processes are conducted in the plant:
This plant produces the following type of products:
The foundry in Brno – Horní Heršpice was founded in 1932 under the name Strebel Werke G.m.b.H Maheim. The production was focused on castings of radiator heating elements and boilers.
After the liberation in 1945, the company was nationalized and two years later merged into the Spojené slévárny a strojírny (United Foundries and Engineering Works).
In 1949 the foundry became one of the plants of Bohumín Ironworks and the production of radiators was relocated there.
The production portfolio focused on production of tractors parts and electrical components castings from now on.
During the second half of the 1960s, a complete modernization of the foundry has begun.
After privatization in 1990, the company Feramo Brno, today known as Feramo Metallum International, was founded.