Olomouc foundry significantly reduces time for prototype production thanks to 3D printing
The Olomouc foundry specialises on cast iron castings up to 6.5 kg produced in larger batches, designed primarily for car, truck and bus manufacturers, construction equipment and air-conditioning units. With increasing customer requirements for reducing delivery times, the normal prototype production time has proven too long and has had to be reduced significantly. Traditional procedures do not permit any acceleration, so we had to find a brand new solution.
UNEX laboratory successfully passes accreditation audit
The long-term high quality standard of our products is supervised, among others, by the UNEX test laboratory, which has recently successfully passed an audit by the accreditation company ČIA Brno and has received a certificate of qualification for accredited testing in accordance with the standard ČSN EN ISO/IEC 17025:2005.
UNEX Employees to Head to Southern Slovakia for the Holidays
For several years already, UNEX employees have had the opportunity to visit the local thermal park for recreational or therapeutic stays over holidays as well as throughout the year. The water has a positive effect on joint disorders, diseases of the spine and muscles, and has an overall positive effect on the regeneration of the entire body. The nearby 100-hectare oak forest park is an inviting place for a walk, run, or other activities, and is a unique vestige of the expansive forest that unfolded across the entire Danube lowlands centuries ago.
The UNEX Run charity running project
For the second time, UNEX employees have run for a good cause − the goals of the UNEX Run charity running project do not just include doing something positive for one's own health, but also to financially support a selected charity activity. This year, our runners decided to donate to the activities of the Šance Olomouc association at the Department of Paediatrics of the Medical Faculty Hospital of Olomouc, which helps children suffering from oncological and haematological diseases.
A Successful Presentation in Stuttgart
The first CastForge trade show at the exhibition grounds in the West German city of Stuttgart attracted 3,700 professionals who had the opportunity to view the products and services of 153 exhibitors from 18 countries. UNEX was also among the participants of the trade show premières, focusing on castings, forgings, and machining thereof.
A year later, UNEX again exhibited at Hannover Messe
This year's Hannover Messe industrial fair again confirmed that it is the most important industrial event of its kind in the world. A total of 210,000 guest visited the expo over five days, a third of which came to Germany from abroad. A total of 5,800 firms from 75 states, including the Czech Republic, presented their products and services. The UNEX presentation was part of the joint booth of Czech companies under the CzechTrade agency.
2018 Open House
The traditional May Day event also attracted thousands of visitors this year to tour the Uničov factory and enjoy the accompanying programme. The gates opened to visitors at 9 a.m., but as early as 6 a.m. a group of photographers headed by the internationally-recognised photographer Professor Jindřich Štreit was preparing a photography exhibit in the foundry. The majority of photographs were taken last autumn at UNEX...
Uničov torpedo heads to the birthplace of the top steel production method
Voestalpine Stahl Donawitz GmbH, which is one of the 500 companies of the global Austrian Voestalpine group, ordered from companies CEC-Cranes and UNEX the design and production of a special 20-axle vehicle intended for the transport of pig iron. Similar vehicles are nicknamed "torpedoes" worldwide.