History

The BEDNAR FMT company was founded in 1997. The general concept was to develop state of the art Czech agricultural machinery that meets the real needs of farmers at home and abroad. This has acted as our driving force ever since, as your needs, fuel our motivation. As farmers’ requirements are continually evolving, we also in turn strive to continually satisfy them.

1997

Strom Export s.r.o is founded and starts exporting agricultural machinery overseas.

2000

The first disc harrow is manufactured under the Strom brand and is available in green.

2003

A change of image. The green colour is abandoned in favour of yellow. The first wide Swifter ST 17000 designed in collaboration with the farm Rostenicka a.s. (CR). The first feature at the Agritechnica Hannover exhibition in 2003.

2005

Investment in our own manufacturing plant in Rychnov nad Kneznou. The first rotary cutter for plant residue, the Mulcher MC. Significant STROM brand expansion in Europe.

2010

The development of new wide cultivators. The Terraland TN chisel plough is introduced to the market. Renovation begins on the administrative section of the manufacturing plant in Rychnov nad Kneznou.

2012

Expansion of the manufacturing plant begins – the construction of the hall for powder-coating plant, new assembly and storage halls. The introduction of the new semi-mounted Terraland TO chisel plough, new Swifter SM cultivator model, Atlas AO and AM disc cultivators. Ladislav Bednar takes over the company as the sole owner.

2013

From 1.1.2013, the company name becomes BEDNAR FMT s.r.o. The hugely successful introduction of the new SwifterDisc disc cultivator and Fenix FO cultivators. Operations begin on the new powder-coating plant and machine line assembly in Rychnov nad Kneznou.

2014

Modernisation of the assembly hall in Rychnov nad Kneznou. The Eëxtension to the warehouse has increased capacity by 4.000 m2 in the new premises at Dlouha Ves. Presentation of the new Omega seed drills, Ferti-Box hoppers, Atlas HO disc cultivators and the Terraland DO combined machine at the 2013 Agritechnica International Fair.

2015

Extension of the assembly capacity by 1 200 m2 and construction of new roads and a parking area. Launching the line assembly for some of the machine models. Launching production of the Striegel-Pro straw-harrows and the universal Row-Master RN interrow cultivators.