KOVOLIS HEDVIKOV has rich history and its beginning dates back to 1816, when ironworks were founded there. In 1930’s the first pressure die casting machines were installed there, the company bought a patent, and thus the company was the only which obtained the right for sale of machines for pressure die casting in Czechoslovakia and for production of casts produced under pressure.
After 1945 the company specialized exclusively in pressure die casting of aluminium alloys.
Since 1992 KOVOLIS HEDVIKOV is a family company with purely Czech capital. The company is 100% owned by two families, the members of which maintain an active role in the management of the company.
Another important milestone in the history of the company is foundation of the joint stock company KOVOLIS HEDVIKOV a.s. as of April 1, 1996. During the fifteen years of its activities the company belonged among respected and competitive companies in the Czech Republic and in the world as well.
KOVOLIS HEDVIKOV a.s. currently employs approximately 550 employees and the annual production exceeding 5 000 tons ranks it among the top commercial foundries in the Czech Republic. The main part of its portfolio includes machined casts for automobile industry.
KOVOLIS HEDVIKOV a.s. has built and implemented the quality management system in accordance with ISO 9001: 2008 and ISO/TS 16949 : 2009.