• 1990

    1990

    The beginning of Nicromet

    1 February 1990, Foundation of Nicromet by Edward Wyciślok. Initially, the core area of activity covered purchase and trade in steel alloys.

  • 1994

    1994

    Start-up of the first plant
    in Bestwinka

    The first plant is located in Bestwinka, near Czechowice-Dziedzice. The manufacturing covers aluminium alloys in the form of three-notched ingots.

  • 1996

    1996

    Start of production
    of molten aluminium

    The first crucible with liquid aluminium alloy leave the plant to the former Teksid plant – currently Nemak Poland.

  • 1999

    1999

    The second manufacturing site
    in Oświęcim

    Start of aluminium production in Oświęcim. Nicromet implements an ISO 9002 Quality Management System and starts cooperation
    with Volkswagen Poznań.

  • 2003

    2003

    Opening of the third
    manufacturing site

    The third plant is established in Skawina. Nicromet implements an ISO 14001 Environmental Management System and ISO 9001:2000 Quality Management System.

  • 2004

    2004

    The first rotary furnace

    The first tilting rotary furnace in Poland is started up in Skawina. This improves the manufacturing process by higher aluminium recovery from melting drosses.

  • 2005

    2005

    Quality Management
    System improvement

    Nicromet obtains an ISO/TS 16949:2002 certificate. The Company meets strict requirements of automotive customers.

  • 2008

    2008

    Upgrading the factories
    in Bestwinka and Skawina

    The Bestwinka plant acquires a plasma cutter and ELDAN line used for copper cable processing. Start-up of a holding furnace with induction pumps in Skawina.

  • 2009

    2009

    Overhaul of
    the Oświęcim plant

    General overhaul of the furnace unit and adding a complete weight measurement system in the Oświęcim plant. Upgrading the laboratories in Bestwinka and Skawina.

  • 2010

    2010

    Induction furnace

    Start-up of the PIT 6000 induction furnace for efficient processing
    of thin-wall aluminium components, e.g. chips.

  • 2011

    2011

    Upgrade
    the Bestwinka plant

    Complete modernization of the oldest site and start-up of the Idex line in Skawina. PPZ Nicromet Edward Wyciślok is transformed into Nicromet Spółka z Ograniczoną Odpowiedzialnością S.K.A.

  • 2014

    2014

    Change of Company legal form

    Nicromet Spółka z Ograniczoną Odpowiedzialnością S.K.A. is transformed into Nicromet Spółka z Ograniczoną Odpowiedzialnością Sp.K.

  • 2015

    2015

    Establishment of an R&D Department

    Commissioning of the workshop hall with a truck wash in Oswięcim plant and the establishment of Research and Development Department. The beginning of deliveries of liquid aluminum to Volkswagen Poznań.

  • 2016

    2016

    Subsequent capital expenditures
    in Oświęcim

    Start-up of a state-of-the-art production hall that will triple production capacity of this plant.