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.
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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.
We have been declaring a full accordance Quality Management System directly with norm TS 22163.
Our main goal is to give satisfy for our clients trough work based on the following rules:
- manufacture of products commit the highest quality requirements ;
- timely execution of the orders;
- ongoing practice to improving of organization and all process included there;
- promoting commitment and innovation among employees;
- sustainable development through well-thought-out investments;
- maintenace the highest health and safety standards.
Accurate implementation of the above activities is our highest priority, and their effects are regularly monitored, resulting in continuous improvement activities.
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