foundry produced castings for textile machinery, with castings for the Arno Plauert Maschinenfabrik accounting for another significant part of production, the foundry was employing 100 people
in 1945, the foundry was confiscated and national administration imposed
from 1st January 1947, the foundry was subordinated to the North-Bohemian Engineering and Foundry Company in Prague.
during 1947, the company Thiele became part of the newly established Textilstroj national enterprise in Rumburk consisting also of the plants Rutewe Rumburk and Roscher Jiříkov
20 December 1949 – an arrangement between Textilstroj and TOS Varnsdorf, based on which the equipment was taken over by Textilstroj and the emptied facilities by TOS
in 1950, equipment from the foundry of the former company Bönisch in Varnsdorf was moved to the Rumburk foundry
on 1 January 1950, all the facilities of Thiele were included into the newly established national enterprise TOS Varnsdorf as its Plant 02 - Foundry Rumburk
the number of employees after the fusion achieved 188
foundry buildings and machinery were largely obsolete and the plant was not able to meet the demand from its parent company (300 tons monthly)
due to outdated facilities and equipment, exceeding of environmental guidelines, small capacity etc., its discontinuation was seriously considered on several occasions (e.g. in 1978 and in the early nineties).
after 1989, TOS Varnsdorf (state enterprise) was privatized, including the Rumburk foundry as its part
the state enterprise rented the foundry to a French company for a period of two years, then its name Rumburk Castings was used
in February 1996, the foundry became the limited company METALURGIE Rumburk s.r.o., with the newly established joint stock company TOS VARNSDORF a.s. as its owner
1999 - Sogemi 12t rotary drum furnace
in 2000, the melting unit§ was adapted – two cold-blast cupola furnaces§ were replaced by a 12t SOGEMI gas rotary furnace, the technology of self-hardening mixtures – furans – was implemented together with comprehensive regeneration of the furan binder system and IMF forming mixture mixers§ 8t, 10t, 20t
during 2001-2008, investments were made into the Schlick shot blaster, central changing rooms, administration building and main production hall
in 2008, the overall foundry central nave was redeveloped
in 2010, production of ductile iron was launched in cooperation of TOS Olomouc and Gleason, as well as the Progelta modification station intended for production of spheroidal graphite irons
in August 2010, METALURGIE Rumburk was affected by a severe flood, water damaged the foundry, the model warehouse, and the administration building ground floor, with the overall cost of CZK 40 million
in 2012, redevelopment of the side forming hall and HVAC took place, the light forming shop was erected, and the Q4 TASMAN optical emission spectrometer was purchased
Today, on the anniversary of the establishment of independent Czechoslovakia, Jan Rýdl sn was awarded the Medal of Merit, 1st class, from the President of the Czech Republic (for meritorious services to the state in economic area). This is a very significant appraisal of his lifetime work.