Milestones of the EWT Group

1995

  • Founding of EWT GmbH in Altenberge, EWT spol. s r.o. (CZ) and Hoffmann & Žižák spol. s r.o. (CZ)
  • Dealer contract signed between Schmitz Cargobull and EWT for the Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia
  • Dealer contract signed between Mercedes and Hoffmann & Žižák

1996

  • Brandýs nad Labem – first office of Hoffmann & Žižák spol. s r.o. (CZ)
  • Opening of 1st Mercedes-Benz workshop & showroom in Mlada Boleslav (CZ)

1998

  • Setting up and completion of companies in Brandýs nad Labem near Prague: EWT spol. s r.o. and Hoffmann & Žižák spol. s r.o. (CZ)
  • Founding of EWT Polska Sp. z o.o. in Stettin (PL)

1999

  • Completion of showroom in Zápy for Hoffmann & Žižák spol. s r.o. and EWT spol. s r.o. (CZ)

2000

  • Takeover of operative side of the business at Diesel Truck Sp. z o.o. by EWT (PL)

2004

  • Purchase and completion of car dealership in Liberec by Hoffmann & Žižák spol. s r.o. (CZ)

2005

  • 10 year anniversary of the EWT Group – celebration in Prague
  • Assumption of operational sales and service activities in Liberec by Hoffmann & Žižák spol. s r.o. (CZ)
  • Founding of Cargobull Finance Polska Sp. z o.o. (joint venture)

2006

  • Setting up and completion of the Ołtarzew Centre near Warsaw (PL)
  • Setting up and completion of the Senec Trailer Centre near Bratislava by partner company CET (SK)
  • Expansion of the Brandýs Truck & Trailer Centre to include a new spare parts ‘Support-Warehouse’ for CZ
  • Purchasing of 16.6 ha plot in Stryków near Łódź for the building of a Truck & Trailer Centre with a central used vehicle centre for Poland

2007

  • Start-up of the Ołtarzew Trailer Centre near Warsaw by EWT Polska Sp. z o.o. (PL)
  • Start-up of the Senec Trailer Centre by the CET – Central Europe Trailer s.r.o. (SK)

2010

  • Construction of the new Truck & Trailer Centre in Stryków near Łódź by EWT Polska Sp. z o.o.

2011

  • Opening of the new Truck & Trailer Centre in Stryków near Łódź by EWT Polska Sp. z o.o. and Diesel Truck Sp. z o.o. (PL)

2012

  • Founding of the TTS – Truck & Trailer Store Polska in Stryków near Łódź (PL) – used vehicle centre for utility vehicles and trailers

2013

  • Expansion of the Gliwice and Siedlce sites at EWT Polska Sp. z o.o. (PL)

2014

  • First exhibition at IAA utility vehicles 2014 in Hanover

2015

  • 20-year anniversary of the EWT Group at the “Forum Karlin” in Prague

2016

  • Exhibition at IAA utility vehicles in Hanover

2017

  • Purchase of a plot in Komorniki near Poznań for the construction of a new trailer center

2018

  • Beginning of the cooperation with the South African manufacturer of silo and tank semitrailers GRW (official member of the Schmitz Cargobull Team) as well as the first presentation of the GRW tipping bulker at the IAA 2018
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