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History data

1903 first engineering manufacture for spare parts production in Baťa:
- a foreman, 6 workers, 2 apprentices
- planing machine, small shaping, lathe, drill, transmission drive
1905 first shoemaking machine produced
1924 own building – 54 workers, 6 constructors
1926 purchase of machine with electro motors
1935 machine works has 150 constructors
1936 Baťa concern establishes a daughter joint stock company MAS
first metal-machine tool
1935-37 foundries, building foundry
1939 construction of plant for manufacturing machine tools in Sezimovo Ústí was launched
1949 production launch in the 1st hall in Zlín, Malenovice
1950 after Baťa had been nationalized, a separate company with four thousand employees is established - "Závody přesného strojírenství" (abbreviated ZPS) – Plants of precise engineering
1951 first revolver lathe
1955 first multi-spindle automat
1964 first NC machine tool in the Czechoslovakia manufactured in ZPS
1972 first NC machining centre in Czechoslovakia produced in ZPS
1980 first CNC machine tool
1982 operation launched in a new foundry of grey cast iron
1989 "Velvet revolution" in the Czech Republic
1990 February – signing contract between TAJMAC-MTM S.p.A. and ZPS, a. s.
1992 privatization of state joint stock company ZPS
first centre for the USA
1993 transformation process of a new organization structure of ZPS, a.s. completed
1994 ZPS, a. s. The biggest European exporter of machining centres to the USA
1995 ZPS, a. s. the biggest producer of lathes in the CR
1996 10. Position in the competition Czech 100
the best consolidation of marketing operated ZPS GROUP
1997 first 1000 centres in the USA
ZPS, a. s. 34th position in global chart of machine tools producers
2000 first machining centre with linear drives
The company ranked 102nd in global chart and 1st in Czech chart
6/2000 company taken over by a new owner - TAJMAC-MTM S.p.A. and its name changes to TAJMAC-ZPS, a.s.
2000 company ranked 121st in global chart of machine tools sale and 1st in Czech chart
2001 first CNC multi-spindle automat
Restructuring and significant investment process
2002 overcoming global recession
Major innovation of production range
First multipurpose machining centre
2003 first five-axes machining centre
Change of organization structure of the company to division, change in statutory bodies of the company
2004 launch of works on new projects Negri Bossi and Manurhin
2005 6th position in the project of Top 10 companies in Zlín region in the category of Top 10 most attractive employers
2006 first successful instalment of CNC sliding headstock machines MANURHIN KM'X in the Czech republic
TAJMAC-ZPS, a.s. declared "The best supplier of lathing automats in 2005" by INA - Schaeffler
ZPS-TRANSPORT, a.s. becomes daughter company of TAJMAC-ZPS, a.s.
2007 MANURHIN K’MX Sarl. – sterling daughter company
2008 92nd position in global chart of machine tools producers
2009 1st position, main award for technologies at FOR INDUSTRY in Prague - H40A Trend machine
2nd place in the 1st year of competition “Innovative company of Zlín region”
88th place in world chart of machine tools producers
2011 GRAND PRIX award at FOR INDUSTRY trade fair in Prague for sliding headstock machines MANURHIN K'MX 532 TREND
2012 Honorable Mention in category "best innovative exhibit – commercial product" for gantry type multipurpose machining center MCV 2318 at 54th MSV Brno
2013 JURY PRIZE by The CZECH HEAD for achieving a high level of innovation in design process of the multi-spindle automatic lathe MORI-SAY TMZ642CNC
2014 the economically most successful year since the crisis in 2009
expanding cooperation with vocational schools
2015 Gold medal at 57th MSV Brno for sliding headstock CNC automat MANURHIN K´MX 816 CLEVER was awarded in category: Gold Medal for technology and engineering of conventional and non-conventional machining, moulding and rapid prototyping methods
2016 Gold medal at 58th IMT/MSV Brno for the multifunctional gantry-type machining centre MCG 1000 5XT was awarded in category: Gold Medal for production machine innovation
2017 GRAND PRIX award at FOR INDUSTRY trade fair in Prague for sliding headstock machines MANURHIN K'MX 916 CLEVER
historie - dílna 1920
historie - FQH50 - 1972
historie - automat 1951
historie - FK50 1958
historie - R5
historie - FH1 - 1935