roots of RIKO reach back to the 19thcentury, when a sports
and medical equipment factory was
established under the name of JOR,
in the small town of Ribnica, the cradle of Slovenian
a Slovene acronym standing for “Ribnica
metal processing factory”
- was built on its very foundations.
that time onwards and until 1990, its
production programs gradually
developed to include agricultural mechanizations, tractor trailers,
aircraft and municipal equipment, waste management equipment as well
as highly sophisticated flexible systems.
its focus from pure manufacture to engineering and began
producing prefabricated RIKO wooden buildings.
entered into cooperation with the French designer Philippe Starck in
its productionintroducing the latest state-of-the-art automated line for large wood
the surroundings of London, RIKO built a housing
estate of 160 tailor-made individual houses.
barely eight years of business, Riko Hiše was classified
among the 500 fastest growing companies of
Hiše took over the system
the production of massive wooden buildings.
company Riko Hiše was established and commenced production of prefabricated massive
transformed into the limit company Riko d.o.o. and began developingengineering
the beginning of the 1990s, RIKO entered into a successful
strategic cooperation with
the Russian company Avtovaz.
Moscow agency of RIKO is established and
successfully headed by CEO Dragoljub Djordjević.
its activity to
the car industry and household appliances.
company was renamed RIKO and their production programme wascontinuously
the production of agricultural tools, airport equipment, etc.
factory JOR opened in Ribnica, producing sports equipment and metal
the course of its activity, RIKO has received numerous recognitions,
awards and certificates which were granted to both the company and RIKO products.
recognitions bestowed on RIKO founder and CEO Janez Škrabec are also
of importance to RIKO because they acknowledge the values on which
the entire RIKO group is based.