Year 2020

The company signed the contract to become a distributor of airport vehicles for the region of Poland

Year 2019

2019 was a year of numerous challenges which was visibly supported with putting the new production and office space into operation.
The 100th medium sized rescue-firefighting vehicle [1956] for State Fire Service Headquarters in Krakow is manufactured. The company delivers batch of Iveco Daily 65C17 4×2 command and communication vehicles for State Fire Service and manufactures riots’ special vehicles. Based on the Ordinance of Council of Ministers from 20th Sept 2019, the company has been entered into the register of enterprises of special significance for the economy and defense, as the only company within the branch. This is an expression of the company recognition, its achievements and huge responsibility. Only 35 entities out of 200, placed in the list – are private entities.

Year 2018

In 2018 the extension of the existing company by new production hall and office space, continues. Huge equipment deliveries for State Fire Services are carried out by the company, where so called “Leśnicy” (the Foresters) or medium and heavy technical rescue vehicles as well as extinguishing ones based on Scania chassis need to be emphasized.

Year 2017

In 2017, the domestic offer of the company consisting so far of medium sized rescue-firefighting vehicles Iveco EUROCARGO, in 2017 is expanded with Renault D-type vehicles offered till now by other company based in Bielsko. This is the first serial vehicle offered with aluminium superstructure. Till the end of the year , next 12 vehicles are being manufactured to give the hundredth one in 2019 [1956] for State Fire Service Headquarters in Krakow. The electrical Carry All 700 Club Car is provided to its users; Renault 500K 6×6 to the user from Iraq, and the Philippines on MAN TGM chassis and Armed Forces of Republic of Poland receive 20 Renault D12 vehicles of medium payload.

Year 2016

That year a decline of domestic tenders was noted. The company focuses on exports as a result communication and command vehicles go to the Philippines, Ethiopia gets the fire-engine whereas the mobile workshop vehicles go to Jordan. The Modlin aiport receives special vehicle for pyrotechnic services based on Iveco Daily and Armed Forces the containers for divers.

Year 2014

2014 was a year of exciting challenges. Six vehicles of MAN TGM type delivered to Romania, workshop trucks supplied to local power supply company in Georgia, airport vehicles for Kutaisi, handling the main tourist traffic from Poland, Eurocargo for Congo or barbed wire installing system for Kurdistan.

Year 2013

In 2013, In Katowice Special Economic Zone in Komorowice Krakowskie, district of Bielsko-Biała, the modern production plant was put into operation, designed including the best practices for production planning, environmentally and employee friendly. Katowice Economic Special Zone was founded in order to support and speed up restructuring operations as well as creating new jobs in the region. Currently 390 companies operate in the Zone, together they have invested nearly 36 bilion zlotys and created 80.000 jobs. The zone consists of 749,3570 ha of land, placed in 48 municipalities. In 2013 together with address’ and headquarter’s change the company rebranding took place through shortening its name to SZCZĘŚNIAK POJAZDY SPECJALNE SP. Z.O.O and introducing the graphic sign corresponding to letter “S” and the colour of fire-fighting services as per company key domain.

Since 2013 the characteristic sign has been visible on roller shutters of manufactured vehicles what ensured excellent recognition of the company and its products. First MAN TGM 18.240 4×2 vehicle goes to Georgia, the company mounted the Marine Crane EFFER for Municipal Transport Company in Wrocław, 8×8 to service the trams. The Military Police obtains the first batch of ambulances for forensic services and the city of Poznań receives a vehicle intended for divers.

Year 2012

The last year spent in the production plant in Wapienica district.

Year 2011

The company’s offer was expanded by IVECO EUROCARGO chassis, the first specimen is delivered to Voluntary Fire Services in Prochowice [1032] and the following eighteen vehicles go to Military Fire Services. That year production of 10 Mercedes Benz Unimog forest fire-fighting vehicles for Latvian State Forest and 14 roll off containers for Czech Fire Services is carried out.

Year 2008

The company Budowa Pojazdów Specjalnych Zbigniew Szczęśniak is being converted into limited liability company changing its name for Pojazdy Specjalistyczne Zbigniew Szczęśniak Sp. z.o.o. The change of company’s name was dictated by too strong association with the word “budowa” (construction) with the construction industry.

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