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  • 1998

    Fundamental structural changes within the enterprise.

    Large-scale investment in manufacturing equipment and modernisation of technology accompanied by essential changes to in-house organisation and reduction of workforce.

  • 1990

    Setting up of a joint-stock company

    Setting up of a joint-stock company under the original name of AGROSTROJ PELHŘIMOV.
    Its reaction to marketing difficulties caused by the loss of Eastern markets is extension of the range of products now including modernised mowers, straw choppers, corn choppers, mulchers, road sweepers.

  • 1989

    The fall of the totalitarian regime, disintegration of the state concern.

    The fall of the totalitarian regime, disintegration of the state concern.

  • 80s

    Part of the state concern AGROZET

    The enterprise in Pelhřimov and other five branch plants (Humpolec, Rožmitál, Počátky, Třebíč, Přibyslav) become part of the state concern AGROZET. In the period of its greatest expansion it has almost 3,000 employees and produces up to 8,000 rotary mowers a year.

  • 1968

    Production of the first ZTR rotary mower

    Production of the first ZTR rotary mower under the Dutch license by Zweegers.

  • 60s

    Manure spreaders

    The production programme includes today already legendary manure spreaders with the original patented conception of a horizontal spreading table known under the brand name of RUR.

  • 50s

    Production of milking equipment

    Engineering becomes a priority ordered branch, the socialist enterprise profits from strong state assistance. A period of dynamic development and large-scale expansion - new shop floors in vicinity of the railway station. Export is growing, mostly to Poland, Hungary and the German Democratic Republic. Production of milking equipment concentrates in the old factory.

  • 1948

    World War Two

    After World War Two, with the coming of the communist regime, the factory is nationalised and gradually incorporated into the national enterprise AGROSTROJ.

  • 1941-1945

    Delivery of the foundry and the wooden paint shop

    The owners of the factory succeeded in resisting pressure from the side of the imperial Kriegsministerium to introduce armament programme. A new foundry house and wooden paint shop are added to the factory.

  • 1924-1939

    The revival of the company

    Economic recovery results in large-scale investment in equipment and extension of workshops. Foundations of factory production of minor series according to drawing documentation are laid.

  • 1914-1923

    World War I

    World War I and the following economic depression paralysed development of the company and production was almost discontinued.

  • 1896

    Founding of the firm

    Jan Matějka, a locksmith, opens a repair shop. Later on he also starts producing simple agricultural machinery. These are mostly forage cutters and forage harvesters.

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