KOVÁRNA a.s. is a company with long-standing experience in the manufacture of open-die and closed-die forgings, rolled rings and heat treatment of carbon and alloy steels. With a lot of universal forge equipment and experience, offering to their customers a wide range of forgings, from single pieces to small and medium series. Semi-finished products for the machine engineering, energy, chemicals and food industries have been produced at the company’s existing facility since 1962
Full competence in materials for nuclear industry.
After very difficult year 2022 our forge continues its production and serves our customers with different types of forgings. Except forgings for general machinery we keep full competence in materials for nuclear industry. 🔥🇨🇿⚙️☢️
By Viktor Macha in 2005.
Plant facts and figures
The plant have an annual capacity of 150000 tons.
The following processes are conducted in the plant:
This plant produces the following type of products:
The beginnings of the forge in Hradec Králové are dating back to 1869, when the engineering plant was founded in here. The production was primaly focused on repairs of various machines and manufacture of simple devices.
In 1874, the company became part of the Prague-based company “Märky, Bromovský & Schulz”, thanks to which the plant was significantly extended including the very first forging shop in 1908.
The company became part of “Škoda Works” in Pilsen. During the Second World War the plant was incorporated into the German concern “Reichswerke Hermann Göring” and was nationalized right after.
The current forge (KOVÁRNA, a.s.) was put into operation in 1963 and is delivering the forgings and finished products for machinery production, production of bearings, chemical industry and nuclear power industry.