Promet Group a.s. is a holding group of legal entities acting particularly in the foundry and steel industries in the territory of Central Europe.
Promet Group's foundries Promet Foundry and Tafonco manufacture and sale castings made of grey cast iron, ductile cast iron, steel, and aluminium alloys to companies from automotive, construction and engineering industry, but also agriculture technology.
With a history as far as to the 19th century, Promet Foundry was founded as a grey cast iron foundry. Today Promet Foundry has one automatic line and two hand moulding lines producing grey and ductile iron castings with a total capacity of 8 000 tons per year. Apart from domestic market, approximately 50% of production is made for export mainly to markets such as Germany, Sweden or France.
Foundry production in Tafonco has always been linked to the automotive industry and production of vehicles carriages, buggies, railroad cars, and finally, cars and trucks. Tafonco as subsidiary of TATRA TRUCKS a.s. traditional producer of trucks, is the largest foundry in Czech Republic. Seven main production lines provide production of grey, ductile iron, steel and aluminium castings with a total capacity of 25 000 tons per year. With own pattern shop, Tafonco is able to produce wooden, metal, resinous, as well as polystyrene patterns of all kinds, and core boxes intended for a wide range of castings weighing from 0.1 kg up to 400 kg. Tafonco also provides comprehensive services, i.e. Magma simulations, construction department, painting, heat treatment, and machining of castings.