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History

Windows with a view to the future


  • 1938 - Beginnings of the company related to the creation of Bernard Tontor bookbinding workshop. Workshop was providing residents of Kalisz with binding and gilding edges of books as well as pictures framing. Workshop was located at Marianska Street where at present we have one of our field offices.
  • 1984 - Purchase of the property on Warszawska Street and further development of the establishment.
  • 1985 - Company gets its current name "Production and Services Establishment TONTOR" as well as starting production of welded glass.
  • 1992 - Bookbinding workshop termination and the beginning of production of PVC joinery based on the German Rehau profile with Aubi ferrule
  • 1994 - Beginning of production of outside built-in roller shutters in a PCV box and adaptive roller shutter in a aluminium box.
  • 1996 - Development of the company and purchase of the production line to manufacture aluminum joinery window and doors. First international sale of PVC doors and windows to Germany.
  • 1997 - Purchase of the plot on Szyczpiornicka Street and further development of the company. Tontor received the HIT 97 Quality Certificate. Sale and installation of the first aluminum storefronts and automatic doors to Germany. Production and installation of first roller shutter on bow windows. Production and installation of the first aluminium façade.
  • 1998 - Swapped the PVC profile systems from Rehau to the profiles of German company Aluplast. Swapped Aubi ferrule to German company Winkhaus. Implemented changes and offered a wider selection started a period of rapid growth in the company. Alongside the development of the sales network in Poland, Tontor begins exporting more and more products, mainly to Germany, Holland, France and Czech Republic. Production and installation of the first conservatory on aluminum profiles.
  • 1999 - In ranking of the One Hundred Bests Golden Companies of Wielkopolskie District, Tontor took 26th place. The 100,000th window comes of a production line.
  • 2000 - Tontor obtained an International Certificate of Quality ISO 9001 related to quality management systems. Company took part in the 5th Annual One Hundred Bests Golden Companies of Wielkopolskie District, taking very respectable 9th place.
  • 2001 - 17th of May 2001 Urząd Patentowy Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej (Polish Patent Office) based on the act from 31st January 1985 regarding patents granted Tontor Registered Trade Mark and relisted Protection Certificate Nr 125035 & Nr 125036. This certificate is still valid and it was expanded to cover all European countries.
  • 2004 - Production of the first windows based on the renovation frame for Switzerland and France. Production of windows in the Ideal 4000 Classic system with the Aluskins (aluminum overlays). Start of very fruitful partnership with many Swiss architects, where after many years of cooperation we gained a very good reputation for our windows and doors.
  • 2005 - Purchase of the Welding-Cleaning line made by German company Urban. Production of the first windows in the Ideal 6000 Passiv-Haus system. Registration of Tontor - Czech Republic in Ostrava and dynamic development in the Czech market.
  • 2007 - The company has received Declaration of Conformity CE, which means that our products meet the essential requirements of the applicable directives. First window opening outside made in the Ideal 70 system and sent for installation in England and Ireland.
  • 2008 - Participation in the Budma 2008 trade fair in Poznań. Expansion and modernization of works. Production of the first HST "Lift and Slide" patio doors.
  • 2009 - Participation in the Budma 2009 trade fair in Poznań. Production of first windows in the Aluplast energeto system. Introduction of new product - Activ Pilot the latest ferrule from the Winkhaus company.

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