All about us. Our guiding principles are the perfection of the designed product and the quality of each casting produced.
United by a Passion for Aluminum Design
Creations, Innovations, and Your Satisfaction
About us: Kofra Foundry Ltd., a family-owned manufacturing company since 1999, has been successfully operating in the field of aluminum die-casting. Our specialization in die-casting and processing aluminum on modern casting machines enables us to create precise and high-quality aluminum castings for various purposes.
Our products form the foundation of numerous industrial sectors. We provide everything from housings and covers for gas valves to components for automotive transmissions, electronic enclosures, and housings for water and oil pumps. Additionally, we manufacture other castings based on the designs and specifications of our clients. Learn more about our products.
Versatile and skilled
With clamping forces ranging from 560 to 1100 tons and the application of supportive processes, we ensure high quality and aesthetics of our products, in accordance with the requirements of our clients. We manufacture products for use in various industries, meeting demands for low porosity, thin or thick-walled constructions, long ribs, tightness, and other specific requirements. Our products can weigh anywhere from 70g to 7kg.
We prioritize effective communication with our clients and strive for long-term collaboration. Our commitment to high quality and client support forms the foundation of trust and successful business operations.
We take pride in our experienced and motivated team, well-versed in technical knowledge, enriched by creativity and innovation, and dedicated to achieving the company’s goals and ensuring the satisfaction of our clients.
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As one of the leading manufacturers in the field of die-casting in Slovenia, we have solidified our position as a reliable and efficient company for industrial die-casting through experience and expertise. We have built a strong network of logistic partners, ensuring timely delivery of products according to their orders. You can rely on our professional references, which attest to our professionalism and attention to detail. We are responsive, reliable, and consistent.
We also offer comprehensive post-production support, including warranty and technical assistance. We believe in building long-term relationships with customers and providing support even after the completion of a project.
The company boasts modern facilities and equipment specifically designed for aluminum die-casting. Advanced equipment ensures precise and consistent results in every project we undertake. Safety is our top priority. We strictly adhere to all industrial rules and provide a safe working environment for our employees.
At Kofra, we understand the importance of quality control. We have established strict testing and inspection procedures, ensuring that every aluminum casting meets high standards of accuracy and durability. We also maintain close relationships with reliable suppliers, ensuring a continuous supply of high-quality raw materials.
Our team consists of highly trained and experienced technicians who are well-acquainted with the details of the aluminum die-casting process. They have a deep understanding of every aspect of the production process and use their knowledge to optimize production efficiency. They also strive to reduce waste.
At Kofra, we offer a comprehensive range of services, including design and prototype production, as well as serial production for various industries such as automotive, electronics, and others.
We always work closely with our customers. We understand your specific requirements and provide solutions that meet your unique needs.
We emphasize sustainability and environmentally friendly practices. In the production process, we use energy-efficient technologies and environmentally friendly materials.
At Kofra, we appreciate innovation and stay abreast of the latest trends in die-casting. We invest in research and development to stay ahead of the competition and offer advanced solutions. We strive for continuous improvement, reflected in certifications that demonstrate our commitment to quality. We also actively invest in training and development programs for employees to stay at the forefront of industrial knowledge and skills. The company embraces digitization and leverages advanced software and data analytics to improve efficiency, reduce errors, and optimize production processes.
Chronological development of the foundry
COMPANY HISTORY >>>>>
1999: Lease of production premises and commencement of production under independent entrepreneurship, introducing aluminum die-casting technology (1x 160 T machine and 4 employees). 2002: Initiation of a business partnership with a strategic partner, EBM-papst Landshut GmbH. 2004: Acquisition of a production hall in Kamnik measuring 500 m2. Expansion of production capacity with a 630 T casting machine and a corresponding trimming machine.
2006: Restructuring of the company into KOFRA Foundry Ltd. 2007: Purchase and implementation of a 250 T die-casting machine to increase production capacity. 2008: Introduction of the first robotic system on the casting machine. 2010: Acquisition of an additional production hall measuring 900 m2 with additional usable land. Implementation of the ISO 9001:2008 quality standard.
2011: Purchase of an automated casting cell with a 1100 T die-casting machine, trimming machine, and robot. 2012: Automation of the 630 T casting machine into a casting cell. Purchase and implementation of a 400 T die-casting machine to further increase production capacity, along with the lease of an additional production hall measuring 1600 m2. 2013: Purchase and implementation of a new automated casting cell with a 600 T die-casting machine.
2015: Purchase and implementation of two new automated casting cells with 580 T and 630 T die-casting machines, along with the acquisition of an X-Ray machine for porosity control of castings. 2018: Recertification to the ISO 9001:2015 standard. 2019: Purchase and implementation of a new automated casting cell with a 950 T DC machine. 2020: Acquisition and implementation of an automated casting cell with a 560 T casting machine, and discontinuation of the 250 T and 400 T casting machines. 2022: Purchase of a 750 T casting machine.
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Map & location
Where are we located?
Our headquarters and machine park are located in Slovenia (Duplica, Kamnik). Address: Ljubljanska cesta 61b, 1241 Kamnik.