West-Bohemian Centre of Materials and Metallurgy

By the end of 2014, COMTES FHT a.s. will build in the town of Dobřany the West-Bohemian Centre of Materials and Metallurgy. The project is conducted under the auspices of the National Programme for Research and Development with funding from the Operational Programme Research and Development for Innovation. Activities carried out in the last year are recapitulated. The paper presents information about the new metallurgical hall equipped with vacuum furnace, universal hydraulic press and four-high rolling mill. Realisation of laboratory of metallography, laboratory of computer modelling and an engineering design office is described. The short information about other new equipment and next steps of project realisation will be given.