We have been here for you since 1991

Mission Statement

Our mission is to strive for excellence by delivering premium quality products and superior experience for our customers.

KOVACO is a manufacturing company whose products embody years of experience, modern technology, constant innovation, versatility, efficiency, environmentally friendly properties and prime quality. The ultimate goal of the Company is a satisfied customer.

Certification ISO 9001

Establishment of IDČ-KOVAČIČ

KOVACO was founded in 1991 under the name IDČ-KOVAČIČ. The name of the Company corresponded with the founder’s name, Juraj Kovačič. The founder Ing. Kovačič (1940 – 2017) was an ambitious and experienced mechanical engineer, entrepreneur, leader and a true visionary, always looking for ways to make welding easier. He developed advanced original products which greatly improved the customers’ productivity, precision, ergonomics and safety at work.

1991

The first welding positioners

The first welding positioners were developed in 1991. They were immediately established in the marketplace and became popular with both small and large manufacturing companies throughout Czechoslovakia. The positioners were excellent when working with large weldments, and they especially ensured work efficiency and the safety of the whole process.

1991 – 1994

Innovator in the field of attachments

The Company expanded by introducing a range of attachments for skid steer loaders and other machinery for agriculture and construction industry. The Company introduced the first ever minibackhoe of its kind in Central Europe. The idea of having two strong production programs became a reality, and the Company became a leader and an innovator in the Central European marketplace.

1994

Change of business name

The change of the Company’s business name from IDČ-KOVAČIČ to KOVACO indicated a transformation of the production, the Company’s expansion and its orientation towards European and global markets.

1999

Continuous development in the production programs

The Company developed a new kind of welding positioner with programmable axis control. Based on customer demand, KOVACO developed new and innovative solutions in its production programs.

2006

Rise of a new generation

Ing. Igor Kovačič, Juraj the Founder’s son, joined the Company as Partner, making it a family business. The young generation represented by Igor keeps contributing to build KOVACO into a successful and prosperous business.

2007

Over 40 attachment types in the KOVACO portfolio

With the development of the attachment program, KOVACO became the leader in the production and distribution of attachments in Central Europe. KOVACO offers more than 40 different types of attachments for over 600 different construction and agricultural machines.

2007 – 2014

Developing the skid steer electric loader

KOVACO, through its development program, created its own original product – the skid steer electric loader. Subsequently, other products based on an electric drive, where the energy source is a battery, where also developed. The main idea behind these development activities were the modern environmental trends, such as reduction of harmful emissions and excessive noise levels.

2016 – 2020

Celebrating 30 years in business

In 2021 KOVACO celebrated its 30th anniversary in existence and it becoming a successful constant in the market for welding positioners and attachments. These products are currently exported all over the world.

2021