VÍTKOVICE STEEL is a leading European manufacturer of rolled steel products and the largest manufacturer of steel plates in the Czech Republic. The main production program includes heavy plates and shaped cutouts, which are produced in the sheet metal rolling mill, and sheet piles, which are produced in the heavy beam rolling mill.
The company is the only manufacturer of sheet piles in the Czech Republic and one of only two manufacturers in the European Union. The production of heavy plates enjoys a strong market share in the key domestic market. Products undergo quality control in our own accredited testing laboratories that have the most advanced testing equipment.
In early January 2019 VÍTKOVICE STEEL won a tender for supplies of steel for construction of Gottleubatal bridge forming a part of Pirna bypass road in Saxony.
In April 2017 a reconstruction of Negrelli viaduct built from 1846 to 1850 was commenced. Negrelli viaduct is the second oldest bridge in Prague (after Charles bridge) and it is also prominent with its length of 1,100 m.
Ostrava, 14 December 2018 - VÍTKOVICE STEEL will see a change in top management and the board of directors on 1 January 2019.
On 1 January 2019 Radek Strouhal will take over the position of Chief Financial Officer currently held by Petr Medvedík. Kateřina Nogolová will also become Human Resources Director in place of Hana Hoblíková. At the same time, the Company's Supervisory Board elected Jan Valenta and Radek Strouhal to the Board of Directors. Jan Valenta is the business director of the company since 2016.
In early January 2018, VÍTKOVICE STEEL signed an agreement for loans to cover operational financing in the amount of 26,077,000 Euros with a club of banks consisting of Citibank Europe and Všeobecná úvěrová banka, a.s. (Universal Credit Bank).