History of ZVL

45 years tradition in bearing manufacturing History of our company is linked with the establishment of ZVL-ZKL in former czechoslovakia in the year 1923.The most important milestone in our history was the year 1968.
This is the year of start of ball bearing manufacturing and the company was integrated into the ZVL Concern with headquarters in Povazka Bystrica. The main goal of ZVL Concern was the unification of bearing producing plants into one corporate with 30,000 employees which had the complex R&D headquarters linked with the manufacturing.
Since its establishment, the company has undergone various historical changes having impact on production processes and property ownership. Since 2007 it is represented by business name ZVL SLOVAKIA, a.s and it continues in its domestic and pro-export orientation in order to successfully develop business activity trends. Today, company is a not just a bearer of long tradition in slovak engineering industry but also an important worldwide supplier of wide bearing portfolio.