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The Company Was Successful Last Year as Profit Exceeded CZK 3 Billion


On Monday, June 24, the General Meeting of Třinecké železárny concluded the year 2018. Despite the difficult situation on the steel market, the Company achieved a profit of CZK 3.33 billion after tax last year. Revenues from the sale of products, services and goods amounted to CZK 40.496 billion. This is CZK 4.637 billion more compared to 2017.

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Třinec Steel Producer Managed to Earn More Than CZK 1 Billion


In 2017, Třinecké železárny (TŽ) earned CZK 35.859 billion for sales of products and semi-products. It was CZK 3.64 billion more than in 2016. Today, the General Meeting has concluded the company's profit with CZK 1.424 billion, representing a slight decrease compared to 2016 despite the higher sales volume.

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Třinec steelworks investments drift towards increasing added value of steel products


Launching new annealing furnaces, construction of another peeling and finishing line, installation of additional billets grinders and completion of the reconstruction of one of the casting strands owing to the six-hundred-millimetre diameter of cast blooms. These are just four of dozens of investment projects being planned this year at Třinecké železárny. Their total value exceeds 2.5 billion of Czech crowns.

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Třinecké železárny has extended its activities into the wind energy segment


he Třinec steel producer has purchased the Czech company Brück AM, Zámrsk in the Pardubice Region. The company produces various components, especially for the wind power sector, in the form of bearing rings. Třinecké železárny is a long-time supplier of steel and intends to further develop the company.

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The Hot Tests Have Begun at the Newly Reconstructed Rolling Mill


This morning, the first heated steel bloom has passed through the modernized rolling mill in Třinecké železárny (TŽ). So-called hot tests have begun to check if the newly installed technology is working properly.

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TŽ’s Steel Drawing Plant Is to Increase Production Capacity by 20% within Three Years


The construction of the new hall and facilities as well as the expansion of the existing production capacity by 17,000 tons is planned for the operation of the Třinecké železárny Steel Drawing Plant in Staré Město u Uherského Hradiště. The reason for ti is growing demand for drawn steel, which is mainly used in the automotive industry, but also in engineering, or manufacturing of screws, furniture and threaded rods.

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The Blooming Mill will udergo a Substantial Transformation


The night on August 1, the blooming mill finally stopped. This year's biggest investment in Třinecké železárny – the modernization of the plant, which is called the heart of all rolling mills by the rolling mill employees – has begun. This rolling mill processes up to 600 thousand tons of steel of the heaviest profiles such as blooms and slabs, inputs to the reversing mill to be transformed into the billets or rails. The obsolete rolling mill needs a complete replacement. The investment amounts to CZK 700 million.

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Wire Rod and Steel Bars with Higher Added Value Drove the Last Year’s Sales


Třinecké železárny (TŽ) sold goods and services in amount of CZK 32.217 billion in 2016. It is 4.7 billion less than in 2015. This is due to the fall in steel prices in the markets due to overproduction in Europe as well as in the third countries. Yesterday, the TŽ General Meeting concluded the fiscal year of 2016 with a positive result of CZK 1.44 billion after tax.

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VÚHŽ Company has focused on the modernisation of the special profiles rolling mill


Recently, VÚHŽ as a subsidiary company of Třinecké železárny, has started to modernise the rolling mill of special profiles. Investments will amount to CZK 83 million and it is predicted to increase mill capacity by fifty percent. Simultaneously, the company is going to widen its product portfolio to the larger and more complex shape profiles to gain safety at work.

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Wage increase of 6.6% in Třinecké železárny this year


The Collective Agreement guarantees employees of Třinecké železárny earnings growth for the current year. Appendix dealing with the wage growth was signed by the senior management of steelworks together with representatives of ZO OS KOVO (the unions) on Monday 30 January 2017.

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