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Vitkovice Hammering - ingot det 3
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Ostrava

Vitkovice Hammering Ostrava

Vitkovice Heavy Machinery carries on the tradition of Vitkovice Ironworks (former Rudolf Hütte) founded in 1828 by archbishop Rudolf von Habsburg.

Image photography

By Viktor Macha in 2022.

Plant facts and figures

The plant have an annual capacity of 50000 tons.

The following processes are conducted in the plant:

  • Forge

This plant produces the following type of products:

  • Forgings

Full description

Vitkovice Heavy Machinery carries on the tradition of Vitkovice Ironworks (former Rudolf Hütte) founded in 1828 by archbishop Rudolf von Habsburg.

After shutdown of the last blast furnace 1998, the electric steel plant followed in 2020 together with entire Vitkovice Heavy Machinery division.

Even though the dark rumble still can be heard in Vitkovice. There is still the forging division with state-of-the-art high-speed forging machine from 2011 (made by SMS Meer) and the old forge with the 6000 t steam hydraulic press manufactured in 1928 by Davy Brothers in England.

Main data

Owner

The plant is owned by Vitkovice

Address

Plant address: uská 2887/101, 703 00 Ostrava-Vítkovice

Country

The plant is located in Czech Republic

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