Domel d.o.o. Business Unit Laboratory Systems

Who we are

Domel Company is well established brand with 74 years of tradition. Domel is internally-owned Slovenian company with more than 1.300 employees and turnover of 153 mio EUR in 2018. The company is organized in several Business Units, Laboratory Systems is one of them. Domel as a group of Business Units provides special motors for global market, it is also a leading provider of brushed turbine motors in EU with 65% market share. Business Unit Laboratory Systems (ex Tehtnica) established in 1959, start centrifuge production more than 60 years ago.

Domel LABS, Business Unit Laboratory Systems, is EUROPEAN trustworthy partner, supplying laboratory & medical equipment to its global distribution partners, providing highest quality and follows the highest safety standards. We provide solutions for medical laboratories, clinical testing equipment, instrument for sample preparation and homogenization. Beside a great, highly dedicated and trustworthy team, our own R&D department, excellent location in the middle of the Europe, ISO Certificates are one of our key competences. Domel LABS provides Laboratory equipment in more than 70 countries.

Business Unit Laboratory Systems (ex Tehtnica) established in 1959, start centrifuge production more than 60 years ago.

Tehtnica Company was founded in 1959 as trade company Tehtnica on the intiative of some members of the Niko Železniki factory. Tradition imbued with the sweat of Železniki’s ironmongers and experience gained through the operation of the cooperative Niko are the key for evolved electromechanical industry in Železniki city. The company soon expanded its product range and give focus on laboratory equipment.

Registered name: DOMEL, d.o.o.

Registered office (invoices): Otoki 21, 4228 Železniki, Slovenia
Business unit: Laboratory Systems
Address for deliveries: Na Plavžu 79, 4228 Železniki, Slovenia
Legal status: Limited liability company
Company registration: no 5045401
Tax number: SI47263512
Registered activity: 26.600
Share capital: 5.184.051,08 EUR
Bank account: 03128 - 1000804279 opened at SKB
Establishment: 27.4.1946
Quality standards: ISO 14001, ISO 9001, ISO 13485


YEAR 1946

- Company Niko was founded

YEAR 1949

- Extension of product range to laboratory equipment

YEAR 1953

- Development of the first electric motor for CENTRIFUGES and shakers

YEAR 1959

- Secession of the scales program and creation of our own company Tehtnica Železniki

YEAR 1964

- Tehtnica, precision mechanics company Železniki

- Purchase of Laboratory centrifuges and mixers from the Iskra Železniki factory (now Domel, d.d.)

YEAR 1987

- Completion of construction of the business facility and relocation of the entire collective to the facility

YEAR 1998

- The decision was accepted that the company be programmatically divided to 3 different programs:

a) Program A – Scales and weights

b) Program B – Laboratory equipment and milk program

c) Program Domel – assembly of brushes and electric motors

YEAR 2004

- ISO 9001: Quality system acquired and approved

YEAR 2010

- Tehtnica Company becomes a part of Domel, d.o.o. Company

YEAR 2013


YEAR 2015

- Development of Centrifuge Centric 250 and Centric 350

YEAR 2018

- Acquirement of AWEL centrifuges' program: design, production and distribution is held exclusively by Domel, d.o.o. Team; This opportunity was a chance to offer a wider range of centrifuges and accessories, combining French and Slovenian know how and patents developed all along the past 20 years.

- Development of Centrifuge Centric 260 R

YEAR 2019

- Start with the production of the new, BIG VOLUME centrifuge series, Series 48 and 108

- Model registration of Centrifuge Centric 260R by European Union Intellectual Property Office

Our values

Vision, mission, values


We want to become one of the leading global developers and suppliers of EC motors and maintain our leading position in the vacuum cleaner motors market.


Domel is a socially responsible company. As a global developer and supplier of advanced solutions in the field of electric motors and components based on our own innovative technologies, we enable the growth and sustainable development of the Domel group, in this way providing quality jobs in the broader environment.

Domel draws its creative energy from its rich industrial tradition, and is one of the largest global producers of electric motors and suction units, where it has a 60 per cent share of the European market. Through our network of representative offices, Domel is present on all of the world’s leading markets. We are a developmental supplier with a clear vision and in-house development, through which we create trends and technical solutions at all levels of individual products and devices. Domel has received numerous awards from independent technical and consumer organizations, our laboratories are part of the national and international development network, we invest a great deal into social responsibility and enjoy long-standing collaboration with manufacturers in numerous branches of industry.


We are all creating a future together which is sustainable and viable in the long term. We are guided by our values, which are based on sustainable company development and social responsibility.

Creativity and ambitiousness

Work at Domel means a professional and personal challenge, where constant learning and personal development establish the foundations for greater creativity. We take time for thinking and innovative approaches, and we encourage new ideas, rewarding the good ones. We are constantly improving the methods and results of our work.

Our goals are high, but attainable. We have the courage to accept obstacles and errors, from which we are able to learn. We set high targets on the company level and on the level of each individual, wherein we encourage healthy competition and aspirations towards education and promotion at the workplace, and at the same time we strive to achieve a balance between work and family life.

Responsibility and economy

Our motto is “I do what I say.” We always fulfil obligations and promises.

In all circumstances and at all times we act rationally with company assets, as if this was our own property, while at the same time we strive to obtain maximum yields from the lowest possible inputs. Since we are results-oriented, we operate in the direction of developing optimal products, achieving optimal conditions in the market, constantly reducing costs, continually searching for business opportunities and the generation of profit.

Respect and cooperation

We behave towards others as we would wish others to behave towards us. We do not permit disrespectful attitudes. Cruelty, unscrupulousness and conceitedness have no place here.

We are together for better or worse, we uncover and resolve potential problems, and we also celebrate together. We collaborate in setting and fulfilling goals, where we realise that we are a collective that can only achieve these goals through cooperation. For this reason we encourage the team method, we actively collaborate in teams, we encourage diversity of thinking, and we stress the importance of the individual’s contribution to the common result.

Care for customers and employees

Since we are aware that the customer is king, a rational openness to the customer’s needs has constantly been our competitive advantage. We have a plan and targets for working with clients. Our approach to clients is high-quality and genuine, meaning that we take time for clients, we seek out the best possibilities for price and quality, we are approachable, we create a pleasant atmosphere, and we are friendly, reliable and flexible.

We work to ensure the development, selection and professional and personal growth of employees, so the right people get to the right jobs. Our jobs enable creativity, they bring inner satisfaction to employees, they are not uniform, they are appropriately remunerated and not injurious to health.


We are proud to be Domel people. Employee loyalty is the cornerstone of our company’s existence and development, since it signifies the merging of career dreams and company goals. We are striving to create a comprehensive system for managing human resources. All employees are aware that it is important to identify with the harmonised goals, values, mission and vision of the company.

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