PŘÍBĚH SMALTOVANÉHO NÁDOBÍ SFINX
The first enameling plant opened in Vráto (Westen & Hasenclever)
2 more enameling plants opened in České Budějovice (Czech limited liability company, Ullmann and son)
Nationalization of Ullmann and son and its incorporation under the general directorate of the United Enamel Works and Metal Goods Plants Prague
Nationalization of all three enameling plants and formation of the SFINX national company
Successful and continuous development of the company (2,700 employees, exports to 80 countries)
The manufacturing plant in Vráto destroyed by a fire.
A brand-new, export-only facility with cutting-edge manufacturing equipment was constructed in Vráto. Goods were sold under the brand names SFINX, MERKURIA, and BELIS.
Privatization of the SFINX national company and the formation of its successor company - BELIS
The biggest investment into enamelware since the early 1990s. Significant market share expansion and revitalization of the SFINX brand. Production of the Gastro cookware product range, baking dishes, and the renowned BSE range.
The status of being the only manufacturer of enamelware in the Czech Republic. Commercial ventures under the Belis and Sfinx brand names both domestically and internationally.