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History

1907
Výzkumný ústav ŠKODA (SKODA Research Institute) was established - modern chemical, metalographic and mechanical laboratories started their operation, which was aimed at ensuring a high quality of the SKODA metallurgical and armament products.
1953
Výzkum strojírenský (Mechanical Engineering Research) was established in the framework of the Institute; it was focused on the disciplines related to mechanical engineering
1963
Dynamická zkušebna (Dynamic Testing Laboratory), specialized in demanding dynamic stress testing of large mechanical structures, was established
1993
an independent business unit ŠKODA VÝZKUM s.r.o. Plzeň (SKODA RESEARCH), was established in the form of a company with limited liability as a subsidiary of SKODA a.s.
1993
ŠKODA VÝZKUM s.r.o acquired the Certificate of Accreditation in compliance with CSN EN 45001
1998
ŠKODA VÝZKUM acquired the Certificate of the CSN EN ISO 9001 quality system qualification
2006
ÚJV Řež, a. s. became an only partner of ŠKODA VÝZKUM s.r.o. with 100% share
2011
ŠKODA VÝZKUM s.r.o. was renamed to "Výzkumný a zkušební ústav Plzen s.r.o." (Research and Testing Institute Plzeň)
2018
new workplace of thermal spraying department
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