We are celebrating our 180th Anniversary
A significant expansion of the Laboratory assortment, and a very successful presentation at the Achema Fair in Frankfurt. A new catalogue concept was introduced for Laboratory glassware and tubing.
The new "Kavalier Design" project was introduced at the Ambiente Fair, which was created thanks to the cooperation of young designers from DACHEM Studio. The Kavalier Design project was mainly popular due to the new product offering of light fixtures.
The laboratory glass production was expanded with the addition of a new square reagent bottle. The household glass assortment was enriched with new pressed glass products in the Exclusive line designed by Mr. Hartmann: Smart Touch. The bestselling rectangular roaster won the Grand Design Award.
The optimization of the household glass assortment also lead to new packaging concept which divided the SIMAX line into 4 classes: Collection, Exclusive, Decor and SIMAX for Kids. Establishment of the company in the US
Purchase of Papírny Bělá, Czech Republic
Sázavští skláři přispěli k oživení "zpívající" fontány Dany Hlobilové, kterou kdysi obdivoval celý svět
The glassworks declared bankruptcy, is aquired by the Ojgar company, and renamed to KAVALIERGLASS, a.s.
Due to the stringent financial situation of the BCT group the glassworks became insolvent
New packaging concept household boiling glass introduced
Strategic cooperation with the Kimble company (US). Introduction of the ISO 9001 started.
The Kavalier Glassworks became a member of the BCT group.
The company was awarded the ISO 9002 certificate, and started cooperating with Electrolux in Italy
As of February 15, the stock of Sklárny Kavalier, a.s. were quoted on the Prague Stock Exchange
The Kavalier Glassworks, formerly a state-owned company, was privatized and transformed into a joint-stock company on December 1.
At the beginning of the 1980s the Kavalier Glassworks was awarded two prestigious jobs calling for technical and manufacturing mastership. The first one was the production of facing tiles for two metro stations on the B line in Prague. The second one was for the New Stage of the National Theater in Prague.
The process of continuous technology improvement was started, and second-generation machine production was launched
The second phase of reconstruction and improvement of the glassworks started, technology of electric glass melting was launched, and SIMAX heat-resistant household boiling molded and blown glass was introduced to the market.
Dr. Volf developed laboratory boiling borosilicate glass branded SIMAX, fully compatible with the world glass of the 3.3 grade
The Kavalier glassworks developed and introduced to the market laboratory borosilicate glass of 4.8 grade, branded SIAL
The first phase of reconstruction and improvement of the Sázava glassworks was launched, together with machine production of borosilicate tubes
The Kavalier glassworks developed other kinds of special borosilicate glass - ISIS (for technical lighting) - NEUTRAL (for medical packing) - K 35 (new laboratory boiling glass with chemical stability)
SUTNAR Ladislav (1897 - 1976) designed a tea set for the glassworks
The Kavalier glassworks started manufacturing boiling glassware for home use
The fourth modern glassworks (named Vladimír) Was put in operation in Sázava
In Sázava, Vladimír Kavalír succeeded in the first melting of Borosilicate laboratory glass, to be branded PALEX
Josef a Vladimír Kavalírové developed the third glassworks (named Josef)
The Kavalír's glassworks presented a great display at the Anniversary Exhibition in Prague
Josef Kavalír build a second glassworks in Sázava named František and feauturing a modern, regenerative producer wood gaspowered furnace
The founder's son, Antonín Kavalír, developed a special heat-resistant laboratory glass branded UNEXCELLED
A solo exhibition of laboratory glass produced by the Kavalír's Glassworks awarded a golden medal at the World Exhibition in London
The first catalog and price list of laboratory glass and tools of the Sázava glassworks was publieshed
Kavalierś glassworks presented its glass at the International Exhibition in Paris and received an Award of Merit.
Glassmaker František Kavalír died and the companie's managementis taken over by his sons Josef and Eduard.
The German trade journal Annale fur Chemie Pharmazie published the first internacional analysis and assessment of Kavalír Sázava glass
Building works started on the first glassworks ni Sázava on June 5