Slovakia’s Rona has been making glass products for over 125 years, offering a wide range of products for the private consumer and the restaurant, catering and hotel industries. A century later Rona is recognized as one of the world’s leading manufacturers of non-lead crystal stemware.
96% of production is exported and is available in more than 80 countries worldwide. The yearly production of the company exceeds 60 million pieces. Rona is now in Laos and Cambodia.
Rona is perfect for Fine Dining with its large variety of shapes, all with taller, slender stems and larger bowls with generous capacities. Traditional, Contemporary and Romantic shapes give operators various options for their table setting.
Rona, a synonym for a reliable and devoted partner with a rich history, responsible environmental policy, clear ownership structure, and output exceeding 70 million pieces of high quality crystalline glassware, certified by quality control ISO 9002.
A LITTLE BIT OF HISTORY
Its history reaches back to 1892 when it was established by Josef Schreiber’s family.
Since the very beginning Rona utilized cutting edge technology and was a leader in glass production. Rona introduced many technological improvements that were significant for the development of the whole glass industry.
1896: installation of the pantograph decorating machine, first of its kind in Continental Europ.
1956: Implementation of handmade production using the so-called pulled stemware process.
1962: Introduction of the first automated production processes.
1998: Change of glass composition to lead-free crystal – crystalline.
2008: Introduction of a unique laser technology to treated rims of the glassware, resulting in extreme rims strength. The realization of this intention proves to be an important element in the ability to push through the utility glass in gastronomy, air transport and shipping.
2016: Patenting of automatic laser calibration of products. Introduction of automatic quality inspection on automatic lines, which ensures an increase in standardization of quality for the benefit of the customer.
RONA is company with socially – responsible, sustainable and environmentally friendly business practices.
The special RONA glass composition known as crystalline does not contain lead or any other pollutants or toxins.
This makes it safe for your health.
Rona is a multi award-winning company.
Products of the company can be found at Buckingham palace and the White House.
The glass from Lednické Rovne can be found in the New York Rockefeller center’s Rainbow Room, and in luxury hotels in Dubai and Las Vegas.
The glass from the RONA company is supplied to airlines including: Emirates, Etihad, KLM, and American Airlines.