Company was founded by Viennese businessman Mathias
Salcher already in 1828, however name Massag late famous all over the world got
in 1856. Company rised to fame by buttons production which became renowned
mainly in the U.S.A.
Nationalization in 1945 was an important milestone in
existence of Massag when company started to work under national organization
Koh-i-noor Praha control. Plant in Bílovec overtook name Koh-i-noor, but trade
mark Massag was maintained. Living contemporaries must remember that ski
bindings or typing pens belonged to typical articles. Metal working and
pressing have been principle elements of production.
When in the second half of last century automotive
industry started to develop (namely in Mladá boleslav) company started to
engage in this business as well – pressed and assembled car components (e.g.
mirrors and ashtrays in Škoda Favorit cars were originated in Massag).
Nowadays Massag has three main business units: the first
one is as we say classic. This is a part Mr.Salcher started with – production
of hundreds kinds of small metal parts especially for leather and textile
industry. From shoe eyelets, trouser hooks, watch buckles to special spiral
hooks for child swing fixing – that all is being produced by classic business
Another business unit is surface finishing area. Company
Massag provides with galvanic zinc plating, nickel plating, copper plating,
galvanic alloy zinc plating with nickel, wet painting for its own products and
for external customers as well.
The third area we are doing business in is handling
equipment production. We produce wide range of handling equipment from small
garden trolleys to special movable rollcages for store chains and distribution
logistic centers, heavy pallets for engineering, etc.
In all above mentioned areas we offer except
production also development and consulting.