Accordingly to production volume growth Vitkovice ironworks had to solve current pent and unpromising situation in the middle of Ostrava town.
A decission to build brand new plant at Kuncice was made in 1942.
Construction works has begun between 1947-48.
The very first stages of the mill were formed by four coke batteries, two blast and four open-hearth furnaces and two rolling mills.
Blast furnace no.3 and no.4 were built later, between 1958-61.
In the next period the open-hearth shop was modernized and rebuilt to a tandem shop which is still in operation.
Continuos caster was commissioned in 1993.
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