Keeping quality for over 150 years. We are capable to make almost everything of textiles.

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The company Svitap J.H.J. spol. s.r.o. was established in 1993 from a state-owned company whose production consisted mainly of tape fabrics, linen canvases and also army tents.


Twenty years after the privatization, the company has broadened its product range so that at present it does not have any problem to compete successfully on the market. Production and sales are divided into six divisions most of which are located in Svitavy – only one division is situated in Chropyně.

 150

years of textiles manufacturing in Svitavy

400

people emplyed

52

Our products are offered in 52 countries all around the world

99

this is the percentage of our satisfied customers

1866

The Svitavy branch of the Viennese company of H. Klinger is founded

The Svitavy branch of the Viennese company of H. Klinger is founded – a precursor of our company.

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1890

The total number of employees is 2,400 people, while Svitavy has only the population of 7,800 people.

The total number of employees is 2,400 people, while Svitavy has only the population of 7,800 people. The range of products is exceptionally wide – from technical fabrics, ready-made products and water-proof canvases, through rubber-coated hoses, impregnated fabrics, work clothes to train curtains and tea towels. Production for the army is also significant.

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1931

The Klinger company is extended with new factory b uildings of a weaving mill and a preparation plant which were connected to the original factory by an industrial railway.

The Klinger company is extended with new factory b uildings of a weaving mill and a preparation plant which were connected to the original factory by an industrial railway.

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1938

After the annexation of Austria, the company K. H. Barthel takes over the greatest and the wealthiest company in Svitavy as a Jewish property, buildings and facilities.

After the annexation of Austria, the company K. H. Barthel takes over the greatest and the wealthiest company in Svitavy as a Jewish property, buildings and facilities. Even in this year 1,400 workers are working in the factory buildings and the company is constantly getting richer. Over 40% of products is exported abroad – USA, France, Germany, Poland or the Balkan states. After aryanization the factory is named “Spojené textilní závody K.H. Bartel a spol.” (the United Textile Plants K.H. Barthel and co.).

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1939 - 1945

During the war the plant is focused mainly on production for the army.

During the war the plant is focused mainly on production for the army, and throughout the occupation it employs mainly forced labour, war prisoners and people of diverse nationalities.

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1945

On 24 October, the company is nationalized and it becomes a part of “Spojené továrny a technické tkaniny” (the United Factories and Technical Fabrics)

On 24 October, the company is nationalized and it becomes a part of “Spojené továrny a technické tkaniny” (the United Factories and Technical Fabrics) of the national company Lomnice nad Popelkou. A new production programme with 750 employees is launched.

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1958

It is the turning year, the plants in Svitavy, Hlinsko and Golčův Jeníkov become parts of the national company Technolen.

It is the turning year, the plants in Svitavy, Hlinsko and Golčův Jeníkov become parts of the national company Technolen in Lomnice nad Popelkou. The production is focused on heavier types of fabrics and ready-made products, especially heavy duck canvases made of cotton, synthetic fibre or their combination, linen canvas fabrics, all-welded large-volume bags, POE canvases, ribbed and air-inflated halls, non-woven textile s

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1990

After the fall of the Communist regime, the SVITAP company is restored as a state company.

After the fall of the Communist regime, the SVITAP company is restored as a state company on 1 December.

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1992

The company SVITAP J.H.J., spol. s.r.o. (a limited liability company), Svitavy, is founded.

The company SVITAP J.H.J., spol. s.r.o. (a limited liability company), Svitavy, is founded with two partners Ing. Jan Heřmanský and Jiří Janíček.

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1996

From 1 December 1996 ing. Jan Heřmanský becomes the managing director and the sole owner of the company SVITAP J.H.J. spol. s r.o.

From 1 December 1996 ing. Jan Heřmanský becomes the managing director and the sole owner of the company SVITAP J.H.J. spol. s r.o.

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2006

On 12 April 2006, the company SVITAP J.H.J. spol. s.r.o. officially opens its company shop MOZAIKA

On 12 April 2006, the company SVITAP J.H.J. spol. s.r.o. officially opens its company shop MOZAIKA

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2014

Foundation of our subsidiary company - Nanomembrane...

Foundation of our subsidiary company - Nanomembrane which in cooperation with the Technical University of Liberec developed a special nanomembrane for outdoor clothing and other products.

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2017

Thanks to the Svitap company there was a unique sports hall built in the town of Svitavy.

Thanks to the Svitap company there was a unique sports hall built in the town of Svitavy. Its nickname is Shapito. Aluminium constraction was erected first. After that a special cladding had to be made. Because of the synthetic double membrane Shapito can be used all year-round with low operating costs.

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Sapito



SPORTS HALL UNDER WORLD PARAMETERS Five years ago director of division III, Lukáš Heřmanský started thinking about construction of a hall, which would serve for a wide range of sport activities as well as to beautify the whole town of Svitavy. He and project manager were looking for inspiration. As a main model were finally used buildings, which attracted Lukáš Heřmanský during his stay in Canada. In addition the town of Svitavy was dealing with an old unsuitable sports hall at that time. Therefore we did not hesitate with the new project. SVITAP company entered tender procedure and eventually won.

The work started at the end of March 2017, when the aluminium constraction was erected. After that the cladding had to be made. At the same time, all subcontractors (electrical, gas, heating, lighting, chimneys, surfaces) were already working on the hall under the baton of the general contractor – Hikele company. The opening ceremony was held in September with the participation of famous Czech decathlete, Tomáš Dvořák. He personally considered the sports hall a world-class project.

 

As far as the construction of the hall is concerned, it is a unique project in the Czech Republic. One of the most interesting element is, for example, the top ring of the apsis, which was a difficult task at the 33.5 x 60m floor plan. This proves that Svitap employees are real professionals in their field so they can compete with such a difficult task as the Sapito Hall was.

 

HALL IN NUMBERS:

PVC material 6868 m2

of which white PVC 5863m2 and red 1005m2

Insulation layer 6868 m2

16165 kg of aluminium

86m2 were printed (runners' logos)

The production of the cladding lasted 1575 hours

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Mgr. Monika Vinklerová
+420 +420 605 700 601
vinklerova@svitap.cz

Svitap J.H.J. spol. s r.o.

Kijevská 423/8
568 02 Svitavy
IČO: 46509755
DIČ: CZ46509755


ID data box: ib8srvb
Registered at the Regional court
in Hradec Králové, section C,
insert 2327

Central office
+420 461 568 111


Secretary
+420 461 568 148
+420 605 700 602


Marketing department
+420 461 568 166
+420 605 700 601

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Svitap J.H.J. spol. s r.o.

Kijevská 423/8
568 02 Svitavy

Central office
+420 461 568 111

Secreatary
+420 461 568 148
+420 605 700 602

Email

svitap@svitap.cz