EKOSYSTÉMY, s.r.o. Prievidza is a company providing railway wagon repair services within the meaning of the “Railway Freight Wagon Maintenance System” regulation, wagon refurbishments, centralised spare part repairs and special surface pre-treatment and treatment works. Our company is also able to perform repairs under other regulations. Presently, we are in the process of implementing VPI certification. The Company‘s operating unit is located within the premises of HBP, a.s. at Cígeľ Mine, 972 05 Sebedražie.
The Company started its operation in the Slovak market in 2003. Since then, through a gradual process of development and modernisation, the Company has become a viable business having all appropriate personnel and technical resources for its operations.
The Company is a holder of the “Creditworthy Business” award which has been awarded to only 1.2% of enterprises of the Slovak economy out of the total of 224,000 commercial entities. Moreover, EKOSYSTÉMY, s.r.o. has obtained the “Credible Firm” certificate. In 2015, the Company received the “Notable Exporter” award, being one of only 0.92% entities that met the award criteria out of the total of 678,551 candidates.
In 2011, the Company implemented a Quality Management System pursuant to the requirements of STN EN ISO 9001:2009. Since May 2013, the Company has been a holder of the ECM “Maintenance Function Certificate” which it obtained under the Commission Regulation (EU) No. 445/2011 for the repairs of freight wagons. In addition to the certificates mentioned above, the Company also holds the authorisation from the Ministry of Transport for technical inspections of railway freight wagons and the professional competence authorisation from the Railway Transport Regulation Office for the:
- Welding of railway vehicles;
- Assembling, repair, refurbishment and statutory inspection of ISO Series 1 freight containers;
- Assembling, repair and refurbishment of designated pressurised technical devices;
- Non-destructive testing of railway vehicles.
Our Company provides the special pre-treatment and treatment of metal (steel, stainless steel, aluminium) surfaces. We have all appropriate equipment and know-how required for such works. Our Company is able to perform the surface treatment of storage tanks, containers, receptacles, structural elements, railway cars and tank wagons. We possess an abrasive blasting cabinet, a spray booth with a shift rail, a special airless paint spraying machine to apply paints at high temperatures and pressures (80° C, 30 MPa). We are able to perform the coating either in our premises or in any place designated by the customer. We work with top coating suppliers:
Corrocoat, Sika Permacor, Lankwitzer, Hempel, Jotun, Rembrandtin, Dunamenti
for which we are a certified application company. Depending on the requested warranty, we are able to offer surface treatment alternatives for the customer in consultation with the coating supplier(s). We are also able to perform coating works at heights and in dangerous environments in cooperation with HBZS o. z.
We have the capacities to accommodate special customer requirements, i.e. to propose suitable surface treatment options and recommend the most appropriate one, including as to the pre-treatment of the surface under the coating, resistance of the coating to particular substances, and weather conditions during the coating works.
The following are the areas for which our surface treatments are intended
- Railway transport (repairs and statutory inspections of railway vehicles and tank wagons)
- Air transport (surface treatment of storage tanks)
- Chemical industry (hydrochloric acid, caustic soda, sodium hypochlorite, light oil products, urea, petrol, aviation fuel)
- Food-processing industry (direct contact with food)
- Natural gas industry (gas storage tanks)
- Construction industry (surface treatment of structural members of steel and concrete)
- Machine-building industry (surface treatment of plant and machinery)