About us

About us

TĚSNOHLÍDEK s.r.o. is a family company engaged in the selling of electric motors, gearboxes, frequency converters, soft starters and more. As a side business we also run a car service with a car paint shop.

What is important for us?

In sales, the main emphasis is on seriousness, personal approach, quality service and product and full customer satisfaction. Speed of delivery is also a priority for us. The speed of delivery is guaranteed by our largest stock of electric motors in the Czech Republic in the power range from 0.06 kW to 400 kW.

History - present

TĚSNOHLÍDEK s.r.o. was founded in 1998. After years of doing business as individuals, Josef Těsnohlídek (father) and Miroslav Těsnohlídek (son) decided to establish a company together. As a certified partner of Siemens, TĚSNOHLÍDEK s.r.o. became the leading distributor of electric drives in the Czech Republic. We currently have a total stock worth over 40 million CZK. This makes us once again unique in the Czech Republic.

Our trading company TĚSNOHLÍDEK s.r.o., which has been selling electric drives only in the Czech and Slovak Republic for over 30 years, has been exporting electric motors and other electric drives to almost all over the world for more than 6 years.

The benefits of a long-term partnership

We benefit mainly from long-term cooperation with the world's largest manufacturer of electric motors Siemens. We are an official partner, which has its own production of low-voltage motors in the Czech Republic in the factories Mohelnice and Frenštát. The Frenštát factory used to produce MEZ motors, today it produces Siemens electric motors.

Thanks to our long-term professional but also personal cooperation with SIEMENS, we are able to supply electric motors at very low prices, with short delivery times and offer full support to our B2B partners from all over the world.
SIEMENS high voltage electric motors and generators are supplied from the Drásov factory up to 26.5 MW and 13.8 KV.

We deliver electric motors to the following countries, among others:

  • Egypt 
  • India
  • Lebanon
  • Macedonia
  • Maroco
  • Oman
  • Pakistan
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Singapur
  • United Arab Emirates U.A.E.
  • Turkey

Our know-how in the sortiment of electric motors, frequency converters, electric gearboxes Siemens and MEZ is at a high level and we can fully replace the electric motor of other manufacturers such as ABB, WEG, Hoyer, Lenze, Cantoni, ATB, BrookCrompton, MOLL motors, AC-motoren, KEM, Volt, ELK and many other manufacturers of electric motors. 

The individual periods of development are summarised in the following overview:

1991

Josef Těsnohlídek s.r.o starts to provide supply, sales and purchasing activities in the field of electric motors MEZ.

1996

The former warehouse space was no longer available and within one week Josef Těsnohlídek had to find a new warehouse, he decided to buy the first part of the current company headquarters in Hracholusky.

1998

The business grows and is followed by the establishment of a limited liability company. Josef Těsnohlídek together with his son Miroslav Těsnohlídek.

2010

The constant increase in stock forced us to build new warehouse premises.

2012

Annual turnover of 75 million CZK achieved.

2016

After 49 years in the field of electric motors, Josef Těsnohlídek brings his grandson Miroslav Těsnohlídek Jr. to the company.

2017

Miroslav Těsnohlídek Jr. takes over the business of electric drives. Modernization of the company's operations, digitalization, transition to complete electronic management of the company's operations. Josef Těsnohlídek continues to work for the company as a technical advisor.

2018

Due to market demand, a new cooperation is launched in addition to the distribution of Siemens electric motors. TĚSNOHLÍDEK s.r.o. becomes the new general partner of CAG Electric Machinery s.r.o. and takes over the distribution of CAG electric motors for the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland.

2019

TĚSNOHLÍDEK exports to the world! Not only the EU, but also Egypt.

Do you need advice?

Do you need advice on choosing a suitable type of frequency converter or order straight away? Call us or write an email! We will be happy to advise you.

Where now?

Electric motors

Electric motors

Our compact portfolio of electric motors is available with premium electric motors from Siemens, previously MEZ.
We also offer financially economical but high quality electric motors Gamak or CAG.

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Frequency converters

Frequency converters

Siemens SINAMICS inverters simply and efficiently solve any individual drive application, regardless of whether low, high or DC voltage is used.

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Gearboxes

Gearboxes

We can supply gearboxes from SIEMENS, Bonfiglioli, NORD, SEW - EURODRIVE, HYDRO-MEC, Tramec.

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Softstarters

Softstarters

Choose a slow start! The use of soft starters is the optimal alternative if direct start-up or star-delta start-up are not suitable solutions.

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Modifications to electric motors

Modifications to electric motors

Modifications of electric motors according to customer's requirements in our workshops.

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Technical consulting

Technical consulting

Need advice on choosing a new electric motor, frequency converter, gearbox or a direct replacement for an older drive?

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