Hrádek nad Nisou, April 2017: In the last two weeks, our sports TEAM KSM HRADEK participated in two competitions and represented the KSM Group in the disciplines running and cycle race.
On Saturday, 8th April, the local multi sports team in Hrádek nad Nisou organized a run through the area where the borders of D, CZ and PL meet and participated with 9 runners. Jana Jarošová succeeded in her category over 5 km with the 1st place.
On Saturday, 15th April, we could unpack our team tent at the cycle race Stevens 50 Podralsko in Osečná. Here, we had space enough for our 17 racers including some supporters. Our team was very successful! On the 25 km race, the overall winner was Ivo Machek. Milan Šrůta was the winner in his category and Jana Jarošová was 2nd in her category. Fortunately the falls of Pavla Bláhová and Vladimír Harasimovič had no serious consequences. All participants really enjoyed the event and finally all reached the finishing line.
Background: The KSM Castings Group is a leading producer of automotive lightweight components for chassis, transmissions, engines and steering. Specialized in aluminum and magnesium components, KSM strives for the top position in both technology and quality. As an important supplier to the global automotive industry, the company is already among the top employers. Reliable partnerships, customer orientation and cost effectiveness are essential key points of the company’s strategy. The basis, however, are first-class employees. KSM operates 9 production plants in Germany, Czech Republic, USA and China with a total of approximately 3,700 employees. Among its customers are the major automotive producers and automotive suppliers like Volkswagen, Daimler, ZF, Benteler and Bosch. In 2015, the company group achieved a turnover of approximately 525 million EUR.