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Livarna TITAN tomorrow

The overall presence of metals in high-technology products in all areas of human activities results in the metal industry and related areas being one of the strongest technological sectors in the European Union. The combination of primary production of metals, the manufacture of alloys, and the technological procedures, which include […]

Export orientation

Livarna TITAN exports castings to over 40 countries all over the world, which represents about 90% of its annual turnover. In the key segment of fittings, the company is entering new markets with the help of local, specialized distributers, who are logistically capable of supplying the whole market of their […]

New Leadership – New Challenges

In 2010, Drago Brence took over management of the company, and in the next four years he paved the way for the first positive result. The formula for success was simple: cutting costs, increasing sales and paying attention to cash flow, which, of course, required a lot of effort, perseverance […]

Livarna Titan today

Today, Livarna Titan is a successful company competing in an increasingly demanding international market. The last five years were a period of huge changes for Livarna TITAN. Favourable external macroeconomic factors and huge effort, which was made within the company, made it possible that, in that period, Livarna Titan succeeded […]

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 […]