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1. 10. 2017

2017 Asian Distributor Conference

On the 19th and 20th September, Prihoda s.r.o. organized first oficial meeting of asian distributors in its daugter company Suzhou Prihoda. Participants were 20 people from China, Philippines, Indonesia, South Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, Iran, Russia and headquarters in Czechia. They presented interesting mix of marketing and technical topics. The meeting brought an excellent interaction and networking among the group, while factory tour strengthens mutual trust between Chinese manufacturing plant and its customers.

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26. 6. 2017

Prihoda Mexico

After the recent opening of the manufacturing plant in China, we are announcing the opening of a sister company in Mexico. The increased demand for our products has made us broaden our capacities. The new plant in Mexico will supply our demanding customers primarily from North and South America. This way, we will shorten delivery times and also alleviate the burden of the parent company in the Czech Republic, which is important for our European clients. The first orders in Irapuato have already been fulfilled.

 

28. 3. 2017

Suzhou Prihoda

We are proud to announce the establishment of our production plant in China. The newly established subsidiary Prihoda Suzhou will provide us with the necessary production capacity and conditions for further expansion into the markets in Asia.

Our sophisticated quality management system ensure that the quality of our products is the same, regardless of whether they are made in the EU or in China.

This step is fully in line with the company philosophy, i.e. to be close to our customers and provide them with a fast and competent service.

 

13.1.2017

The year 2016 was unequivocally the most successful in our 22-year history. We achieved a turnover increase of 20% and acquired over 6300 new orders. We used 867 thousand m2 of fabric from which we manufactured a total of 360 km of ducting and diffusers. The number of employees grew to 146; they all work at our four buildings in Hlinsko. After purchasing the technology needed, we began using custom-colored fabrics under the name “Prihoda Art.” We perfected the flat SquAireTex diffuser, which earned a top prize for innovation at the trade fair in Mumbai. A series of measurements in the reverbartion room provided us with enough knowledge about the noise level of our products, and enabled us to develop a quality noise attenuator. We compiled CFD analyses for tens of orders with the goal of providing the user with air flow tailor made for his/her needs. We arranged a conference of business representatives, attended by 66 people from 35 countries. Their good work is the key to achieving the satisfaction of our customers all around the world. Everything indicates that we are at the beginning of another busy year in great shape!

Zdeněk Příhoda, director of the company, January 2017

 

8.12.2016

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18.7.2016

Prihoda Art

For over 20 years, cutting-edge solutions from Prihoda have set the standard for performance for textile air dispersion systems. Now, we’re raising the bar for aesthetics with our in-house dyeing technology, Prihoda Art.

This unique process gives us the ability to produce highly engineered fabric air distribution systems in any Pantone color, with any pattern, and even with any image—no matter how complex. Molecular bonding of the pigment with the polyester guarantees that colors and images will resist fading; even with regular laundering.

Prihoda. The Art and Science of Air Distribution

 

26.2.2016

Another award for Prihoda SquAireTex Fabric Tiles

For the seventh consecutive year, Prihoda s.r.o. exhibited at the Acrex India trade fair this year and, among other things, showed the world its new product line - SquAireTex Fabric Tiles. Our SquAireTex diffusers attracted lots of attention from visitors at the fair, on top of which they won 1st place in the Innovation category in the ACREX Awards of Excellence dedicated to exhibitors with pioneering solutions under categories such as Green Products, Energy Savings, Innovations and Indoor Air Quality.  The ACREX Awards Night took place on 25th February 2016 at the J W Marriot Hotel in Mumbai and Mr. Prihoda, the owner of the company, personally accepted the award.

 

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4.1.2016

We were able to repeat the excellent results of previous years in 2015, and completed more than 5,700 original orders, which is a growth of 12%. Our diffusers were sold in a total of 63 countries, including Iraq and Kenya for the first time. We improved many details in both product quality and the company's organisation, and worked intensively on Fabric Tiles SquAireTex, with which we are entering a new market segment. We are proud of our newly commissioned reverberation room for the precise measurement of noise levels, and also purchased our fourth, large operating premises for the realisation of other projects. We are reinforcing cooperation with our representatives around the world, whose knowledge of our products and level of technical expertise are essential for quality service to end customers. We have thus entered 2016 in great shape and with great determination.

Zdeněk Příhoda, CEO, January 2016

 

30.11.2015

Prihoda recognized in the  2016 AHR Expo Innovation Awards Competition

The AHR Expo Innovation Awards is an annual competition that recognizes exhibiting companies that have developed the most creative and useful products in 10 main categories of the HVAC&R & plumbing industries.

The main purpose of the Awards is to encourage innovation in product and technology development. The Judges evaluated entries on the basis of product Application, Innovation, Value and Market Impact and took into consideration overall creativity and energy efficiency.

We´re pleased to annouce that Prihoda´s new SquAireTextm Fabric Tile Diffusers received Honorable Mention in the Ventilation Category of the 2016 competition. Visit our booth 5731 at AHR Orlando January 25-27 to see why this year‘s panel of judges recognized the innovative SquAireTex Diffusers only available from Prihoda.

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1. 8. 2015

Fabric Tiles SquAireTex

We are currently introducing a new series of diffusers which significantly differ from our previous products. These flat structures are intended for installations namely in false ceilings. Use of fabric and special channeling pockets enable us to achieve the same or better technical parameters than traditional swirl diffusers and anemostats. Advantages of SquAireTex diffusers include reasonable price, low weight, quick installation, configurable color and the possibility of washing. Three basic types are distinguished based on the achieved air flow: Swirl, Flow and Micro.

SquAireTex Swirl:

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1.5.2015

Expo Milano 2015

Expo Milano 2015 has officially opened its doors to the twenty million visitors that are expected to come over the next six months. PRIHODA has become a partner of the Czech pavilion at the World Expo 2015 in Milano. Besides of traditional diffusers for meeting rooms we’ve supplied special microperforated membrane to be a part of the main Czech exhibit called “Laboratory of Silence”. PRIHODA logo will be placed at the entry to the pavilion together with logos of other suppliers. We are going to organise there a Prihoda Academy for Italian customers (June 19th) in close collaboration with Prihoda Italia.

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9. 1. 2015

The month of January is the most appropriate time of the year to look back over the past, for various statistics and for recapitulation. I will try to briefly list some basic facts about the company. Last year we again achieved growth in turnover in double figures, this time at a level of fourteen percent. We manufactured more than 5,100 original orders, the total length of ducting and diffusers supplied reaching a total length of 305 km. We processed an average of 2,865 square metres of fabrics every working day in 2014. Our products were sent off to 60 countries with export taking a 90% share. We employ 125 people in three newly repaired buildings in Hlinsko. Over the twenty years of existence of the company, we have achieved huge progress in quality and reliability of deliveries. Our 43 contractual sales offices operate in 66 countries. They design customised solutions for customers in close cooperation with us using unique software. We have a lot of ideas about improvement of our activities and products in the future, but the basic things remain the same. We want to provide the highest possible value to our customers through careful day-to-day work.

Zdeněk Příhoda, CEO

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