Viscofan started its activities in the Czech Republic within the company Gamex CB sro in 1995.
The company Viscofan CZ sro is founded. We begin to produce cellulose products and widen logistics and warehousing.
Part of our logistics moves to Rožnov, where a large distribution centre is set up. We deliver goods from České Budějovice to all over the world and become responsible for the group's business in Romania, Hungary, Ukraine, Bulgaria and Albania.
Viscofan CZ already counts on 850 employees. Khoser certification is achieved.
Gamex merges with Viscofan and a wider cooperation with China also begins to develop. Our production of plastic casings grows significantly.
We acquire 4 new converting machines for the production of cellulose casings. The shirring process is installed in China.
The sales team in Viscofan CZ takes responsibility for the whole of Eastern Europe; we install plastic technology in Mexico and we celebrate 20 years.
We are building our own plastic line in extrusion. Aweta certification is successfully completed.