The brand and experience
are built by
100 years
of business activities
on a global shipbuilding market

      
     

History

 

   In year 2005 TOWIMOR celebrated 100 years of its history. The company history and development started in 1905,
when the factory was founded by Torun Inland Water Authorities as a repair workshops for small river vessels.

Since then, the Company was continuously connected with shipbuilding industry,
and even bad times of wars did not inter-rupt activities of the Company.

Based on own designs series production of deck equipment for sea-going ships has been started since year 1967.
Today Towimor SA employs 470 people and is a renown supplier of modern marine and offshore equpment.

The company has produced more than 15 000 winches of various type and destination, and more than 1000 cranes,
which were installed on board of more than 3000 ships of many flags. 

 

1905

Beginnings of the company.Repair workshops for small river vessels with 40-60 employees.

 

 1960

 

Construction of a new factory at Starotorunska 5 in Torun has been started

 

1962 Delivery of first cargo winches of 3t and 5t pul  

1965

The company took the name TOWIMOR

 

1967

 

Beginning of based on own designs series production of fishing winches, cargo winches, derrick booms and anchor-mooring winches

 

1968 Export of first cargo winches to Denmark and Soviet Union  

1970  

Delivery of first deck cranes with hosting capacity of 5t based on own documentation
 

1973

First shipsets of anchor-mooring winches exported to Soviet Union and derrick booms to Romania

 

 1975

 


Export of first trawl winches to Soviet Union

 

1977


Export of first deck cranes to Bulgary
 

1980


Towimor staff actively participated in strikes, which gave the beginnings for "SOLIDARITY" Trade Union and political changes in Poland 

 

 1996

 

The company Quality Management System has been certified by Germanischer Lloyd and Polish Register of Shipping as complying with ISO 9001 standard

 

 ISO 9001

 2000

 

The Towimor SA Integrated Quality, Environment and Occupational Health and Safety
Management System was certified for the compliance with standards ISO 9001:2000, ISO 14001: 1996 and PN-N-18001:1999

 

  ISO 9001:2000
ISO 14001:1996
PN-N-18001:1999
2003

 

Signing of first contracts for delivery of electrically driven anchor-mooring winches to Shipyard in South Korea

   
2005

 

 

Celebrations of 100 years' anniversary

 

 


2008

Company structure reorganization - Business Units connected with specific markets and products (BU Maritime, Offshore, Industrial, Service).
Project Management as a driver of company organization.

 

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