Opakmet company is a competent supplier of complex solutions for railway, medical, machine or construction industry. We work on the basis of sheet metal working, machining, and first and foremost, welding.
We manufacture products based on customer's documentation as well as our own designs prepared by our construction department. Since the very beginning our company is a family business using its many years’ experience to build modern organization.
History of the company
1982 Stanisław Barański at the back of his house opens a locksmith workshop producing bottle caps
1991 Production plant is transferred to a new location at Poznańska street 40 in Inowrocław
1994 Cooperation with Knauf PFT start - German potentate on the global building machines market
2007 Cooperation with Alstom Transport starts and the company is transferred to a new location at K. Marcinkowskiego street 110
2008 Certification of the welding process acc. railway standards - EN 15085
2014 Certification of quality system acc. International Railway Industry Standard (IRIS)
2017 Opening of a new hall with the total area of 2000m2 to be used as a welding center
Opakmet Ltd partnership is a company with over 30-year experience in metal industry sector and a long-term supplier of complex welded goods for railway, medical and machine industry. We specialize in short-run and specific production requiring plenty of engineering work. We provide our customers with cold steel mechanical working technologies, thermal cutting, machining, welding and adhesive bonding.
Since 2005 the company has been completely managed by ERP System REKORD. The software allows to plan production, supervise production process and monitor costs.
The system covers all areas within the company: starting from customer’s order, raw material ordering and reception through each single production step in details including all necessary control operations. The process is finished when completely manufactured and controlled product leaves the company to be delivered to the customer. Thank to this ERP System we were able to start cooperation with customers from automotive and railway business having the highest demands regarding their suppliers.
We also use a wide range of Lean Manufacturing tools in order to undergo the process of continuous improvement. Looking for opportunities of innovations is also our pursuit.
We put great emphasis on our employees' initiatives, therefore, we created a proper programme to gather improvement and implementation suggestions from our staff. Therefore, we constantly optimize our processes in order to limit the costs and improve working conditions.
Our production technologies:
- Cold sheet metal working on CNC machines
- Machining on CNC machines
- Adhesive bonding
- Powder and wet coating
- Stainless steel passivation
We have own construction and design department. Our engineers work with Inventor and Solid Works software, on the basis of customer's documents and own designs. Our engineering staff includes specialists experienced in the field of welding, coating, cold sheet metal working and machining. Their task is to prepare technical documents, supervise special processes and optimize production processes.
Implementation of a new product starts with FMEA analysis which aim is to foresee and define critical points of future production process as well as to eliminate potential non-conformities during the process that may happen.
The key to success of our enterprise is the staff.
We try to meet the expectations of our employees by organizing trainings that enable to raise qualifications and broaden minds.
We create opportunities for internal development and even opportunities of acquiring a new profession. Our particular achievement is helping women to train in typical “men professions”. Over the last few years we trained quite a few women to become welders, painters and assembly workers.
All these actions are our way to build a well-organized team ready to face the most difficult challenges.
Our Mission is:
To be a reliable partner for our customers. Opakmet is a partner that overtakes competition in thinking, engagement and reactivity.
Our Vision is:
To organize the company in such a way that it works on the basis of the most modern technologies and management system. To select qualified staff and infect it with our engagement in order to follow the previously defined direction.
We declare to meet legal requirements as well as any others concerning the products, quality, natural environment as well as technical requirements which are to guarantee safe use of our products.
We want to be perceived as environment friendly enterprise. We are striving to prevent environment pollution, especially to reduce the number of generated waste.
We are striving for continuous improvement of integrated management system efficiency, especially through preventing which shall provide identification of benefits for both the owner, customers as well as workers. In our actions we focus on understanding of current and future needs of our Customer. We take up numerous actions that aim at meeting customer's expectations by:
- permanent development and extending the scope of products as well as improvement of customers' service by implementation of modern technological and organizational solutions,
- gaining new customers,
- increasing our employees' satisfaction,
- effective and economical material and media management,
- decrease in the number of technological waste as well as running environment friendly waste disposal,
- using and improvement of Integrated Management System by constant supervision of production processes, occupational risk and environmental aspects as well as effective enhancement of work organization,
- gaining new markets by fulfilling and even exceeding Customers' expectations,
- taking into consideration the role of all the employees, raising their qualifications and engagement in actions aiming at improvement of quality, product safety and environment protection,
- increasing the level of quality, employees' safety and environment protection by modernization and purchase of safe and ecological technological equipment – regarding technical and financial possibilities.
We are convinced that such a policy carried out by all the workers will contribute to improvement of our products and services provided and will build the basis of permanent relations with Customers simultaneously ensuring realization of strategic goals of our company.