The short history of our company:
1972 – Starting the manufacturing of spark plugs in Bakony Works, the predecessor of the company
1982 – Buying and applying the License from Smiths Industries Ltd. England (Simac) to produce KLG Spark Plugs
1988 – Starting the manufacturing of industrial ceramics: insulator tubes, grinding media and plates
1990 – Cooperation with General Motors to produce AC Delco spark plugs – 6-8 Million spark plugs produced per annum
1992 – Establishment of Bakony Spark Plug and Ceramic Manufacturing Ltd.
1995 – Starting the manufacturing of ceramic beads, setting up new pressing machines
2000 – New owner: Montan Ltd. changing the company’s name: Bakony Technical Ceramics Ltd.
2001 – Finishing the production of spark plugs, extension of the factory, expansion of production facilities of technical ceramics
2002 – Installation of a new kiln and machines, expansion of capacity
2003 – Developing of new products: wear resistant plates, rods, shafts, pistons, sealing rings, injection moulded parts, ballistic ceramics, special granulates
2004 – Setting-up pressing machines, and high pressure injection moulding machine, injection moulding machine, grinding and polishing machines
2005 – Establishing a joint venture with a German company Kalenborn to produce wear resistant plates (Bakony Wear Tech. Ltd.) Developing new products and technologies: components in medical equipments produced with high-pressure injection moulding, discs, production of safety-valves, development of ground ceramic plates
2006 – New developments: flat grinding machine and cylindric grinder, polishing technology, expansion of measuring equipments
2007 – Building of a new workshop, expansion of the producing capacity, setting up a new injection moulding machine
2008 – Expansion of the workshop, setting up a new spray dryer, expanding the base material production capacity, introducing SAP
2009 – Development of paper industry dewatering elements
2010 – Producing of ceramic blades for dewatering process of paper industry
2012 – Close cooperation with company GL&V and aquire of technology and machinery to produce „Superloc” dewatering blades for paper machines
2013 – Acquiring of ceramic production facility of Hidria and establishing of Ceramdisc Ltd., building new workshops and starting production of low pressure moulded ceramic parts.
2016 – New investments: new tunnel kiln, kiln hall and warehouse at BTC; new injection molding plant and office, internal cylinderical grinding and ceramic injection molding machine, road and storage area at Ceramdisc Ltd.; new production hall, warehouse and tube extruder press at BWT