History

NIEROS

 
1773
Starts as a small local blacksmith plant owned by the Count of Thurn.
1803
Paul Hauser assumes the ownership; the factory focuses its business to scythe manufacturing.
1896
The factory is named after Franc Hauser’s heirs and now has 65 clients from Austro-Hungarian Empire, Italy, Serbia and Russia, buying more than 59,100 pieces of scythes.
1951
Tovarna kos Slovenj Gradec Scythe Factory is taken over by the local People’s Committee and embarks on its own steady development journey. It now employs 32 workers.
1964
The early ‘60s see the factory completely modernized. Scythes’ daily production capacity reaches 400 pieces. A new product stainless steel programme is introduced, focusing primarily on meat industry.
1969
The company is renamed FECRO (Fe-Cr). The production electrification begins. The company starts to produce first stainless steel products.
1972
The company joins the Gorenje Holding group and is transformed to Gorenje Fecro, tovarna kovinskih izdelkov metal factory, continuing its transformation, expansion and growth.
1979
The production of milk coolers with a capacity of 350 l to 1200 l begins.
1990
NIEROS Metal tovarna opreme d.o.o. metal factory is established, being in 100% ownership of the German NIEROS KG concern.
1998
The company obtains ISO 9001:2000 Quality Certificate.
2002
A sister company NIEROS SSE is established in Germany.
2003-2015
NIEROS Metal tovarna opreme d.o.o is awarded 16 gold, 9 silver and 2 bronze Innovation Recognitions by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Slovenia.
2012
The company's production process is robotized.
2015
The company is awarded a Special Innovation Recognition for its Welding Expert System innovation by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Slovenia.
2020
We will continue to follow our vision of setting new competitive trends.

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