Daily Archives: 11. September, 1920

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Beginning of Industrialization

Industrialisation in the broader sense started in the post-war period. There was neither qualified staff nor necessary know-how. Titan had to obtain this by itself. In 1952, a pewter mill, galvanisation, foundry of malleable cast and a cleaning plant for casts was built. The existing facilities were expanded and refurbished. […]

Period during World War II

On 13 May 1941, when the Germans occupied Kamnik, they took over Titan, too. The first casualties of the German occupation were two Titan workers – Dominik Mlakar, a moulder in the foundry, and the locksmith Anton Miklavčič. In 1943, Titan was sold again – this time to the Austrian […]

In the years before World War II

Titan achieved huge progress in the years from 1933 to 1939. In 1933, the assortment was changed fundamentally: the production of iron stoves and different steel products was abandoned, while the production of fittings, scales, poppy seed grinders, meat grinders, cartridge cases, rifle ornaments, nuts, cabinetmaking tools, scale pans, crushers, […]

The company gets a name

Upon the takeover of the factory in the same year, the idea of creating a logo emerged, and so the name “TITAN”, which is still used, was created. The logo showed a door and a giant, who was trying to pull the lock out of the door. Somebody shouted: “This […]

Expansion and change of owners

In 1922, the ownership of the factory changed again. It was taken over by a new listed company from Zagreb, establishing “Kranjske tvornice željezne i bravarske robe TITAN d.d. u Zagrebu”. The factory expanded again, an own power station was set up, and departments for automatons and the assembly of […]

It all started with the mill

The force of water, which was the only source of energy in the 19th century, used to drive many millwheels on the bed of the torrential river Bistrica. The mills ground grain, different cleansing powders, and mineral dyes. On title number 718, where today’s Livarna Titan stands, there was landowner […]