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Company Presentation

Europe renowned technology centre!

TECOS staff

TECOS was established in 1994 on the initiative of Slovenian toolmakers as a non-profit organisation by the Government of Slovenia, Municipality of Celje and Slovenian Chamber of Commerce.

Our Vision

Our vision is to become the long-term strategic development partner to production companies in Slovenia and the wider region. Furthermore, to become a renowned European technological centre in the areas of the development of new products, moulds and technologies.



Our Mission

  • the development and transfer of state-of-the-art scientific and technological knowledge into industrial practice
  • rationalisation of business of mostly small and medium sized enterprises by the means of joint R&D infrastructure
  • meeting the expectations of our customers


Our Goals:

  • offer quality and efficient service to our clients
  • co-create the development of products and technologies with high added value
  • help Slovenian toolmakers to stable business growth
  • to fill the voids in the field of production technologies within the formal education system


Important Company Milestones

1994 TECOS is established
1996 Moving to new premises on Mariborska street in Celje

Establishment of R&D department
Investment into software for injection moulding and stamping simulations

2003 Investment to first 3D scanner
2004 Moving to current premises on Kidričeva street in Celje
Testing laboratory is opened
2006 Investment into injection moulding machines and laboratory equipment
2008 Turnover surpases 1.000.000,00 €
2010 TECOS co-establishes Center of excellence Polimat
Turnover surpases 1.500.000,00 €

TECOS co-establishes RC SIMIT, Development centre for new materials and technologies
Investment into micro injection moulding machine
Capacity of material processing expands to thermosets and powder materials


Purchase of software for FEM structural analysis


TECOS recognized as one of the pillars in the field of development in Industry 4.0 and the development of materials in Slovenia and thus one of the main partners of the GOSTOP and MARTINA programs

2017 TECOS is licensed for the additional professional qualification of Plastic injection moulding worker
2018 TECOS becomes the owner/co-owner of 3D printing equipment for polymers and metals
2019 The number of injection moulding machines reaches 4
TECOS invests in additional business-education premises and production facilities


 Prihodki TECOS


Basic data

Company: Slovenian Tool and Die Development Centre
Short name: TECOS
Address: Kidričeva ulica 25, SI-3000 Celje, Slovenija
ID number: 5865018000
VAT number: 70378193
Bank account: IBAN SI56 6000 0000 0668 110 / SWIFT HLONSI22
Hranilnica LON d.d., Žanova 3, 4000 Kranj
Bank account 2: IBAN SI56 0279 7026 3267 709 / SWIFT LJBASI2X
NLB d.d.
Managing director: Dr. Aleš Hančič
Phone: (03) 490 09 20
Fax: (03) 426 46 11