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History

18.06.1990

Nova Trading was established by two colleagues from school. Nova Trading started its business as one of the first companies dealing only with stainless steel on the Polish market.

 

February 1992

The first import transaction - 10 tons of stainless steel material from Finland sold in one day…

 

1.01.1993

The first computer system for servicing selling was introduced, then it was developed in 1997. In June 2005 the company started to work with the most modern and best computer systems available.

 

1993

The first machine for PCV coating of sheets and plates was introduced – nowadays there are five such machines working in the company.

 

1993

The first branches of the company were opened in Warsaw and Katowice.

 

1995

The Company moved to a new seat and it has had its headquarters there till now. This time also a new warehouse was bought.

 

1996

Nova Trading’s branch in Katowice was moved to a new seat and the first warehouse in the Silesia region was opened.

 

October 1997

Sales Office in Gdansk was opened. In just a few years from being established, the Company has become the biggest stainless steel stockholder on the Polish market, with the leader position in the field of turnover, sales, and storage area.

 

1997

The first stainless steel stockholder with ISO 9002 TUV certificate.

 

1999

New warehouse in Sosnowiec was bought.

 

1999

The first export transaction.

 

September 2000

Installation of the first grinding and mirror polishing line for round tubes and bars. Since that moment range of services and working machines has been constantly developing.

 

December 2000 – June 2001

The second warehouse in Torun was built. Nowadays long products are stored in it.

 

November 2002

Nova Trading widened its stock program of aluminum products.

 

April – August 2003

The new warehouse dedicated for a new grinding line for sheets and plates was opened.

 

October 2003

The grinding line for round tubes and bars in Sosnowiec was developed with two new mirror polishing stations, which increased the capacity.

 

November 2003

Aiming to complete the services to long products, the line for polishing square and rectangular tubes was installed.

 

February 2004

Nova Trading obtained certificate for establishing and applying a quality system according to ISO 9001:2000.

 

September 2004

Transformation from a registered partnership into a joint stock company

 

January – September 2005

Building a new distribution center (the new warehouse of 9,500 square maters under the roof has increased the storage area of 65%). The cut to length line, for cutting coils into sheets, has been the first such an investment in Poland and the most technologically advanced and modern in Europe.

 

April 2005

Nova Trading (for the first time!) among "500 Biggest Poilsh Companies" - a list prepared by "Rzeczpospolita" and "Polityka" magazines

 

June 2005

Installation of the second line for grinding and mirror polishing round tubes in Sosnowiec

 

8 December 2005

The official opening of the new Service Centre in Torun and setting up the cut to length line

 

June 2007

Installation of a new (third) tube polishing & mirror polishing machine in Torun which will improve the maximum diameter capacity up to 220 mm

 

May - October 2007

Development of service center in Torun – arrangements before the installation of a slitting machine

 

February 2008

Installation of the slitting line

 

April 2008

Nova Trading entered the Czech market

 

August 2008

Nova Trading opened a branch Office in Bremgarten, Switzerland

 

April 2009

Installation of a new line for grinding and brushing of coils

 

March 2010

2D laser cutting machine installation – Trumpf TruLaser 3030 New.

 

June 2011

Nova Trading with an ISO 14001 certificate (DNV) confirmining environmental management system implemented by the company.

 

October 2011

Opening of a new trade office in Sankt Petersburg - Nova Trading Russia.

February 2012

Launching of the second laser (Trumpf Trulaser 5030 Fiber).

March 2012

Nova Trading awarded an Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) certificate by customs authorities.

 

June 2012

Installation of the second CTL line for cutting coils into sheets.

 

February 2013

Installation of a shear for cutting non-standard sheets and flat bars.

March 2013

Nova Trading offices opened Prague in the Czech Republic.