A decision was made to extend Galicyjskie Karpackie Towarzystwo Akcyjne. As a result of the transformation of the Repair Workshops, Fabryka Maszyn i Narzędzi Wiertniczych in Glinik Mariampolski is formed to produce tools and drilling equipment and equipment for Galician refineries and oil mines. The heir of those plant’s tradition is the current division of FAMUR Group in Gorlice.
The construction of a new iron foundry with an area of 2576 m2 was completed in Glinik.
Stephan, Fröhlich und Klüpfel AG was established, locate at ul. Warszawska 44 in Katowice, constituting the core part of the company, which in the future is to be transformed into FAMUR S.A.
The decision of the Supervisory Board of the company Stephan, Fröhlich und Klüpfel AG was made to change the German name of the factory, which from that moment was called Piotrowicka Fabryka Maszyn Inc.
The 'Warsztaty Naprawcze' was established (currently 'REMAG'), which was renamed to Jaworznicko-Mikołowskie Zakłady Naprawcze Przemysłu Węglowego, which was a repair and production facility for Silesian mines.
• Based on the order of the Ministry of Mining Piotrowicka Fabryka Maszyn was transformed into a state-owned enterprise.
• Under the foundation deed issued by the Presidium of the Provincial National Council in Krakow, the factory Nowosądeckie Zakłady Przemysłu Terenowego started to operate.
• Pursuant to the regulation of the Ministry of Mining serial production of drill rigs was started in Fabryka Maszyn i Narzędzi Wiertniczych in Glinik Mariampolski.
• The first coal shearer was produced completely in Poland.
Pursuant to the Resolution of the Government concerning the development and modernisation of the Polish mining and power industries the construction of Fabryka Maszyn Górniczych PIOMA Plant was started. In the same year, production in the new factory began.
In the early 1950s, a vocational school was established, followed by a vocational technical high school, which educated for the needs of Jaworznicko-Mikołowskie Zakłady Naprawcze Przemysłu Węglowego (today REMAG).
Under the regulation of the Minister of Mining and Energy, the name Piotrowicka Fabryka Maszyn Górniczych was changed to Piotrowicka Fabryka Maszyn Górniczych FAMUR.
Due to a decline in demand for crude oil mining equipment GLINIK started the production of the first hydraulic coal mining equipment, i.e. hydraulic legs.
GLINIK started the production of powered roof supports. The first construction was the powered roof support GIG-OGS designed for use in longwalls with a height of 1.35 to 1.8 m. In the same year GLINIK manufactured as many as 970 roof supports of various types.
The share of coal production of the Gorlice plant exceeded 63% of the total production.
Jaworznicko-Mikołowskie Zakłady Naprawcze Przemysłu Węglowego (nowadays REMAG) purchase a license for AM 50 shearer from the company Voest Alpine. Since then, the growing demand for these modern machines did not have to be met by foreign producers.
The Nowosądeckie Province Governor handed over the company Nowosądeckie Zakłady Przemysłu Terenowego to the Ministry of Mining and Energy. The plant was named Nowosądecka Fabryka Urządzeń Górniczych NOWOMAG. It started production for the mining industry.
Zjednoczenie Producentów Maszyn i Urządzeń Górniczych POLMAG was incorporated in Katowice, the organisation which held 22 plants, including the Fabryka Maszyn Górniczych FAMUR.
Fabryka Maszyn Górniczych PIOMA manufactured the millionth tonne of machinery and equipment, which had a major impact on the development and modernisation of Polish mines and industrial plants.
• The State Enterprise FAMUR was transformed into a sole-shareholder company of the State Treasury.
• The name of Jaworznicko-Mikołowskie Zakłady Naprawcze Przemysłu Węglowego was changed to REMAG. At that time the factory produced and repaired powered roof supports, refurbished batteries, repaired the coal processing plants in mines and designed and produced roadheaders.
• The State Enterprise Fabryka Maszyn Górniczych PIOMA was transformed into a sole-shareholder company of the State Treasury.
• The State Enterprise Nowosądecka Fabryka Urządzeń Górniczych NOWOMAG was transformed into a joint stock company.
• The State Enterprise Fabryka Maszyn Wiertniczych i Górniczych GLINIK was transformed into a sole-shareholder joint company of the State Treasury and renamed to Fabryka Maszyn GLINIK S.A.
60% of FAMUR's shares were contributed to the National Investment Funds.
A private investor acquired Fabryka Maszyn FAMUR S.A., which at the time was in a difficult financial situation. The restructuring process was started and a number of massive capex projects were made to restore the company’s position among the world’s largest mining machinery manufacturers.
FAMUR S.A. took over Nowosądecka Fabryka Maszyn Górniczych NOWOMAG S.A. - the manufacturer of output handling systems. This resulted in the establishment of a group of companies producing complementary mining machinery and equipment.
• The FAMUR Group was merged with Fabryka Zmechanizowanych Obudów Ścianowych FAZOS S.A. – a global leading manufacturer of powered roof supports.
• FAMUR Group’s is expanded by Fabryka Maszyn Górniczych PIOMA S.A., one of the largest manufacturers of mining machinery and equipment, specialising in the manufacture of handling systems: underground and surface belt conveyors, material handling and suspended monorail intended to transport people, winding equipment and coal mechanical processing equipment.
• FAMUR established Polskie Centrum Techniki Górniczej Sp. z o.o. (now FAMUR Institute Sp. z o.o., a Research and Development Centre), which is a company that is focused on research and intensive development in areas complementary to the FAMUR Group’s product profile.
Polska Grupa Odlewnicza was established, bringing together the largest casting manufacturers in Poland: Pioma Odlewnia Sp. z o.o. and Odlewnię Żeliwa Śrem S.A. – a companies from FAMUR S.A.’s portfolio
• Thanks to the acquisition of REMAG S.A., the leader on the Polish market of roadheaders, FAMUR Group’s product portfolio was expanded to include roadheaders. REMAG starts building new generators shearers: R-2000, R-150, FR-250, FR-160
• The FAMUR Group acquired an organised part of the company PEMUG S.A., engaged in to the design, construction and erection activities and construction of shaft towers and coal processing plants.
• FAMUR 2, a new production plant was launched, one of the most modern production plants in the mining machinery sector in Poland.
• Famur Institute Sp. z o.o acquired the controlling interest in Biuro Projektów PROREM Sp. z o.o., specializing in the design of state-of-the-art process lines for coal processing plants.
• Polska Grupa Odlewnicza S.A. and Zamet Industry S.A. were spinned off from FAMUR Group. The operation was carried out by paying the non-cash dividend to the shareholders of FAMUR S.A. in the form of shares in Polska Grupa Odlewnicza S.A. and Zamet Industry S.A. (formerly Pioma Industry Sp. z o.o., a company spinned off PIOMA S.A. in 2008).
• The name of Fabryka Maszyn FAMUR S.A. was changed to FAMUR S.A.
• FAMUR S.A. was merged with FAMUR Sp. z o.o.
FAMUR S.A. took over 100% of the shares in Zakład Maszyn Górniczych GLINIK Sp. z o.o. based in Gorlice. Thus the Group was enlarged by another well-known and strong mining brand, specializing in the manufacture of powered roof supports.
• The Operational Integration Programme was launched in the FAMUR Group, with the main goal of merging the companies of the Group and transforming them into branches as well as consolidating the central functions, and optimize the level of employment and manufacturing resources to market requirements.
• FAMUR S.A. took over the controlling interest in FAMAK S.A. expanded the scope of its operations to including handling and hoisting systems.
• The company Fabryka Zmechanizowanych Obudów Ścianowych FAZOS S.A., based in Tarnowskie Góry was merged with Zakład Maszyn Górniczych GLINIK Sp. z o.o. based in Gorlice. Consequently, the production of powered roof supports was transferred to ZMG GLINIK Sp. z o.o.
• FAMUR S.A. was merged with the subsidiary ZMG GLINIK Sp. z o.o.
• Following the merger with FAMAK S.A. with the FAMUR Group, the name of the company was changed to FAMUR FAMAK S.A.
• The scope of the Operational Integration Programme was expanded to include the activities of FAMUR FAMAK S.A. and the Segment of Mining Infrastructure Mining Plants.
• FAMUR FAMAK S.A. took over the design offices: FUGO-Projekt Sp. z o.o., BPiRI Separator Sp. z o.o. and SKW Biuro Projektowo-Techniczne Sp. z o.o.
A letter of intent was signed with the purpose of enlarging the FAMUR Group to include Elgór+Zamet Sp. o.o.
• FAMUR S.A. became the successor of ELGÓR+ZAMET Sp. z o.o. based in Piekary Śląskie.
• The subsidiary company TDJ SA signed a conditional agreement to acquire the controlling shareholding in KOPEX S.A. The process of consolidation of the mining-related sector in Poland started.
• In December TDJ Group has taken control of KOPEX S.A.
• FAMUR FAMAK S.A., one of the FAMUR Group companies, took over 100% of Fugo Zamet Sp. z o.o. shares. The Fugo acquisition guaranteed the company additional manufacturing capacities and the competence of being a complex provider for machinery and material handling equipment used in the open-pit mining industry.
• FAMUR Group took over the organised part of the FAMAGO enterprise.