Double Czech celebration for ARaymond

Founding of the ARaymond Network* in 1865 and start of local production at ARaymond Jablonec** in 1995 celebrated by employees and customers in Czech Republic

Speech of the CEO of ARaymond in Czech Republic

ARaymond, one of the world’s leading suppliers of automotive fastening and assembly solutions, held a special day of celebrations in Czech Republic on 10 September to mark its 150th anniversary.

In the morning CEO Antoine Raymond and Vice-President Jean-Yves Renoux met the workforce of the ARaymond plant at Jablonec, 80km north-east of Prague. This year is also the 20th anniversary of the start of full production at the site and the employees were thanked for their contribution to the company’s success over the last two decades.

In the afternoon customers and suppliers were given a guided tour of the 15,000m² plant, where production has steadily increased to meet growing demand from car and truck manufacturers in Central and Eastern Europe.

Later 150 guests attended a gala evening at Jablonec’s beautiful art nouveau City Theatre. The audience enjoyed a variety of entertainment, including jugglers and acrobats, and listened to speeches from Mr Raymond, Tomas Cermak, MD of ARaymond Jablonec, and Petr Beitl, Mayor of Jablonec.

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Gala evening with entertainment

*ARaymond Jablonec, company means in this article A. RAYMOND JABLONEC s.r.o. - Cs. Armady 27 - 466 05 Jablonec nad Nisou 5 - CZECH REPUBLIC (Registered N°: 60486414) that is a member of the ARaymond Network
** ARaymond Network, ARaymond means in this article a network of companies