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History

  • 1899 – the first furnace fed with coke on Polish land runs on the site of the present foundry and the first castings were made.
  • Period between WW I and WW II – the Starachowice plant becomes a part of the central industrial area. Castings for an armaments factory are made in Starachowice (anti-aircraft guns were produced in Starachowice).
  • After World War II – to 1993 – the foundry is a part of the Heavy Goods Vehicles Factory – production of castings for the motor industry.
  • 1993 – 2001 – Odlewnie Polskie becomes a part of Grupa Kapitałowa Exbud (later EXBUD SKANSKA) one of the first private Polish companies quoted on the stock exchange.
  • Since 1998 shares of Spółka Akcyjna ODLEWNIE POLSKIE are available on the Warsaw Stock Exchange GPW – we are the first foundry on GPW in Warsaw.
  • In 2002 the Company OP Invest takes over a strategic package of shares of Spółka Akcyjna ODLEWNIE POLSKIE. OP Invest is a private company of Polish entrepreneurs managing Spółka Akcyjna ODLEWNIE POLSKIE.
  • Between 2005-2013 – extensive modernization of the foundry – investment expenses of a total of 90 million PLN
  • 2013 – 20th anniversary of the Company