LDM spol, s r. o. was established by three partners in the mid of 1991. From the very beginning it has always been and also for the future will be focused on production of industrial valves.
The history of production of industrial valves in Česká Třebová is dated since 1909 when Mr. Josef Jindra founded a company with the homonymic firm name. In 1919 he amalgamated with Mr. Václav Šrefl and established the company Šrefl and Jindra, later registered as Jindra and Šrefl. Period catalogue of Jindra and Šrefl company in 20'sThen produciton programme included wide variety valves from small brass water valves over gas valves up to steam valves made of cast steel, including steam safety valves. At the end of 1929 both partners were separating and both founded own factory in Česká Třebová for manufacturing of industrial valves. Nowadays the former Šrefl´s factory is the part of production facilities of LDM.
After nationalization in 1948 both companies changed their names several times till 1975 when became a part of worldwide known Czechoslovak concern Sigma Lutín. After so-called velvet revolution is the Sigma concern separated to different companies which were privatized or restored. Also the Sigma Česká Třebová was privatized and became an joint-stock company, nevertheless the company became bankrupt in 1995. LDM bought it and became the continuator of more than 100-years of valves manufacturing tradition in Česká Třebová.
LDM facility todayCurrently LDM is strongly export-oriented company with more than 220 employees and LDM industrial valves can be found worldwide particularly in power generation, industrial processes, heating, ventilation, air conditioning, gas industry and other applications. LDM product range includes control valves, shut-off valves and safety valves in pressure ranges from PN 6 to PN 400 and dimensions from DN 10 to DN 600. The wide product portfolio is a reason why LDM valves can be found in almost all fields of human activities where it is necessary to control a flow, pressure or temperature.
LDM has its own subsidiary in Slovakia, Poland, Bulgaria, Germany, Russia and Kazakhstan and many authorized partners in other countries.
LDM has also well-established and certified integrated quality management system according to standards ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 which it is ensuring permanent quality and a high level of all company processes.
As follows from above mentioned, LDM company dignity continues the long-time tradition of industrial valves manufacturing in Česká Třebová to which proudly claims as its successor. The company´s future consist in fulfilment of the vision that was allready defined in 1995:A sample of manufacturing portfolio of LDM nowadays
- World-famous, leading and trend-making company in the development, production, sale and service of industrial valves
- Dynamic company allowing to all their employees achievement of high level of self-fulfillment and social prestige
- Reputable company whose name stands for high utility value, quality and reliability