BRAKE SYSTEMS AND COMPONENTS

FOR RAILWAY VEHICLES

BRAKE SYSTEMS AND COMPONENTS

FOR RAILWAY VEHICLES

We produce brake systems and components

for these rail vehicles

Who are we?

Company
DAKO-CZ, a.s.

  • About the company
  • History
  • JOSEF DANĚK

The company DAKO-CZ is a leading manufacturer of pneumatic, electromechanical and hydraulic brake systems and components for rail vehicles with more than a 205-year tradition. With a planned annual turnover of around EUR 61 million, 77% of which is based on foreign orders, the company is based in Třemošnice in East Bohemia. The owner of the company is the CZECHOSLOVAK GROUP. 

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The unique know-how of the company DAKO-CZ, a.s. is based on a strong tradition of the past. Company roots date back to 1816, when the foundry and later the engineering plant was founded by Josef Jan Zvěřina in Třemošnice. After 1920, the company business expanded to include supplies for rail transport. The company experienced the greatest boom in the 1950s with the arrival of Mr. Josef Daněk.

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* 8 April 1920 – † 21 May 2001

Josef Daněk was born on 8 April 1920 in Kotvrdovice in the Moravský kras. He was trained as a turner and graduated from the College of Mechanical Engineering in Brno. In 1949 Hedvikov he started to work at Kovolis Hedvikov. At the end of 1952 he became head of the brake development department and in 1956 he significantly contributed to the approval of the DAKO braking system by the UIC braking committee, and this was the start of the series production of the CV1D switchboard. More than forty of his patents contributed to the development and future of the company. He is considered the father of the DAKO brake.

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What can we offer?

Own development and modern testing laboratory

News DAKO-CZ, a.s.

Dear business partners, we would like to invite you to visit exhibition of the company DAKO-CZ at the international Trade Fair for Transport Technology – INNOTRANS. The trade fair takes place in Berlin, Germany, September 20 – 23. You will find us at hall 1.2 stand 450. We look forward to meet you!
DAKO-CZ, a.s. did manage to reach another important milestone in building and strengthening its business activities in India.
DAKO-CZ helps to significantly improve safety on the railway by developing and producing braking systems for the majority of railway application. Our ambitious goals have to match all actual market trends and even try to predict them. That is why we are proud to be new member of UNIFE.

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