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DAKO-CZ reached the super finals among the top five in the national round of the Company of the Year

DAKO-CZ reached the super finals among the top five in the national round of the Company of the Year
13 / 12 / 2021

Years of prosperity and rapid growth bring recognition and success to DAKO-CZ. The Třemošnice manufacturer of brake systems and components for rail vehicles won this year's the Company of the Year award in the Pardubice Region. It did not lose even in the national finals of the competition. In the competition process of the best companies from all 14 regions of the Czech Republic, DAKO-CZ reached the super finals among the five most successful companies. In addition, the company also qualified for the finals in the Czech Exporters Awards poll.

DAKO-CZ, which celebrated its 205th anniversary,  broke the billion turnover mark for the first time in 2019. The company has continued to expand since then. It gets expected that this year, it will break last year's achievement again. Thanks to its custom fulfillment, it now employs six hundred people, which is the most in its rich history. Next year a new assembly plant in Ostrava with a hundred employees will get fully launched, and DAKO-CZ will move part of its production there. Especially the one intended for the dynamically developing Indian market.

DAKO-CZ is a leading manufacturer of pneumatic, electromechanical and hydraulic brake systems for rail vehicles with more than 205 years of tradition. The company's annual turnover exceeding one billion crowns, in which foreign contracts account for 75% is based in Třemošnice, in Eastern Bohemia. The owner of the company is the Czechoslovak Group.

Jaromír Štverák, Member of the Board and DAKO-CZ Quality Director, has stated, "As a company, we are really experiencing remarkably successful years, when we are fulfilled to order, due to massive investments, we can increase the company's production capacity and generate higher turnover every year. Thanks to the disciplined employees, we have succeeded and continue to fulfill orders despite the limitations of the coronavirus pandemic during which we did not interrupt our production for a day,"

"When we celebrated 205 years since the founding of our company at the beginning of November in the company of our domestic and foreign customers and business partners, our title Company of the Year of the Pardubice Region resonated strongly among the guests. They asked how they could contribute to our success in the national finals. We told them that they contribute the most to us by relying on cooperation in our business. I believe that they kept our fingers crossed for us in the finals, "states Jana Kavalír, marketing manager of DAKO-CZ.

DAKO-CZ supplies brake systems and components for cargo and passenger cars, suburban units, locomotives, subway cars, and trams. In addition to Siemens Mobility and Stadler Rail Group, Tatravagónka Poprad a.s. is one of the main customers of DAKO-CZ's products. or Škoda Transportation a.s. Rolling stock with DAKO brake systems or components gets operated, not only across Europe, but also in China, India, Malaysia, Indonesia, Algeria, and Saudi Arabia, where it cooperates with global rolling stock manufacturers and rail transport operators. The company has its development, has a modern testing laboratory, and a design workplace. In addition to production, DAKO-CZ also deals with the development of brake systems and their subsequent service.