History of the company

FERONA Slovakia a.s. is a direct successor of the "Slovak joint stock company for iron and steel", which was founded by shareholders on 29th October 1919 in Bratislava.

It has gradually undergone the following development:


Construction of a warehouse at the current Račianska street.


Construction of a warehouse and administrative premises at the street of Čsl. armády.


The company FOŽ (Fleister – Ottáhal – Živnobanka) was founded in the areal of Nová Žilina.


Establishment of a consignment stock based on the syndicate FOŽ, Graber, Flaister, Schirger for a sale of rolled material; other metallurgical products are moved to newly-built objects at Hviezdoslavova street in Žilina.


FOŽ is taking over the whole suppling activity of a company EAS Bratislava via delimitation; range of goods added with building armour and tools.


The Fleischer Schirger company is standing out of the syndicate, and FOŽ and Graecer-Manessmann's successor are carrying out the whole consignatory activity.


FOŽ takes over all supplies of the companies Petzold a Runa (without objects and devices).


FOŽ takes over all supplies of the companies:

a) Manessmann with warehouses in Bratislava and Martin
b) Fleischer and Schirger in Košice – 3 warehouses a 3 shops
c) Styria, Bahler and Poldi with a warehouse and administrative in Bratislava


FOŽ takes over Kovorobné a strojárenské závody and the whole market activity of a company Coburg.


Establishment of a steel pipes warehouse in a port of Bratislava.


As a part of delimitation, KZMH's sales activities were taken over in Nitra.

The company was subsequently transformed into Metallurgical sale basis, n.p. Bratislava.


The integration of Metallurgical sale basis into Metallurgical sale, n.p. Praha with offices in Bratislava, Nitra, Žilina, Martin and Košice.


Starting from 1 January 1969, the "Ferona" brand is coming into existence on the basis of decision of Ministry of Heavy Industry with the competence of state economic organizations - national conditions in the following locations: Prague, Plzeň, Most, Liberec, Hradec Králové, Brno, Olomouc, Ostrava, Bratislava, Žilina and Košice.


Transformation into branches of organization Ferona, national company, Prague.


National company transformation into state company Ferona, š.p., Prague.


Establishment of a joint stock company, a.s., Praha and 11 branches at the same time.


All 3 Slovak branches (Žilina, Bratislava, Košice) have become independent limited liability companies

FERONA Žilina, s.r.o., Žilina
FERONA Bratislava, s.r.o., Bratislava
FERONA Košice, s.r.o., Košice

with a sole owner FERONA, a.s., Prague.


FERONA Žilina, a.s., Žilina, FERONA Bratislava, a.s., Bratislava a FERONA Košice, a.s., Košice were established via deed. Bratislava and Košice ceased to exist within one year and all rights and obligations were taken over by FERONA Žilina, a.s., Žilina.


The business name is changing from FERONA Žilina, a.s., Žilina to FERONA Slovakia, a.s., Žilina.


By merging the company FERONA Slovakia, a.s., Žilina and Ferona Slovakia, s.r.o., Žilina is coming to life a company FERONA Slovakia Žilina, a.s., Žilina. Subsequently, on 20th November 2001, the business name of the FERONA Slovakia Žilina joint stock company was changed to FERONA Slovakia, a.s.


By decision of the shareholders, Ferona Servis Centrum Slovakia, a.s., Bratislava was merged into FERONA Slovakia, a.s., Žilina and is operating under the name FERONA Slovakia, a.s., Steel Service Centrum.