Company History

  • 1919-22   Establishing the parent company under the name of ELZETT. L and Z are the initials of the founder (László Zoltán).
  • 1959         Establishing the „Fémlemezipari Művek” – The beginning of building the factory.
  • 1961         Starting production: gravity castings and die-cast parts, ELZETT GRÁCIA locks, also small business machines, staples and paper-fasteners, coffee machines.
  • 1965         Merger of the two corporations under the common name ”ELZETT Fémipari Művek”. Five plants belong to that company: Budapest,  Sopron, Szécsény, Berettyóújfalu and Sátoraljaújhely.
  • 1969         The company becomes independent within the group. Producing automotive industrial products (VAZ program).
  • 1984         Production of magnetic clasps.
  • 1992         Restarting the production of the automotive industrial parts (Suzuki program).
  • 1995         Acquisition of ELZETT by „ ROTO FRANK AG.” Production of locks, window- and door – fittings.
  • 2000      The Rudnay family buys the plant in Sátoraljaújhely from the ROTO. and operates it as Certa Kft.
  • 2001      Getting ISO 9001:2000 Certificate.
  • 2006      Installation of CNC-machining technology at manufacturing parts as well.
  • 2006      Changing product structure. Establishing new structure for our buyers, dynamic development of aluminium high pressure die-casting technology.
  • 2008      János Farkas becomes joint owner.
  • 2009      Automation of galvanization technology. Installation of Roto Sil technology.
  • 2012      Getting ISO/TS 16949:2009 Certificate.
  • 2012      Building new foundry.
  • 2013      Developing of the increased added value of casting production – processes, optimization at producing methods of the new generation products.



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