Introduction

OBAL-SERVIS, a.s. Košice provides services in the area of packaging of ready products determined for transportation by road and rail as well as by sea, river and air, deals with the production of wooden transportation packaging (pallets, crates) in compliances transportation regulations (quality certificate, phyto certificate, wood sterilisation in accordance with ISPM No. 15) and sales of packaging materials which protect goods against the influence of weather (corrosion, ...) and provides service of machinery designed for packaging and handling goods - packaging technology.

 

The priority of provided services is a permanent decrease in packaging costs, achieved via optimalisation of processes and the use of suitable technological equipment and packaging materials.

 
The company was established as a specialised firm for the packaging of metal sheets of the former company, VSŽ a.s. (since 2000, U. S. Steel Košice s.r.o.) and on 1 July 1992, commenced its activities with 45 employees in cold rolling division of VSŽ a.s.  Activities gradually expanded to also include other divisions.
 
In 2004 the company became a 100% subsidiary of U. S. Steel Košice s.r.o.
 
Since 1999, the company has a certified system of quality management, an environmental management system (2006) and a health and safety management system (HASAW) (2007). 

 

In 2006 the company became a member of the Association of Metallurgy, Mining Industry and Geology of the Slovak Republic.

 

The company has been certified in 2014 as Responsible company as well as the Safe company issued by the Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Family.

 

In 2017 the company became a member of the National Union of Employers.