Fabryka Samochodów Ciężarowych "Star"
was a Polish truck
manufacturer. The name comes from the City of Starachowice
, where the factory
is located. Their first vehicle was the Star 20
in 1948. The most popular product was the Star 266
. The 266 model offered very good quality and powerful engines for a low price, so it was sold in various countries for many years (not only in the Eastern Bloc
; for example it was used by the army of Yemen
). For many years FSC Star was a state-owned company. Star is now owned by MAN AG
and the name "Star" is no longer used.
Plants built in 1948 year based Mechanical Plant in Starachowice established in 1920 year, production in the period between cannons and a framework for automobiles manufactured by the company Lilpop, Rau and Lōwestein in Warsaw, received the name of the factory Trucks them. Feliks Dzerzhinsky
and ranged in Starachowice . There were manufactured trucks brand " Star . " In 1991 , establishments have been transformed into a company called Plant Starachowicki STAR SA . In the mid-90s control of the company took over the company "principle Sobiesław Center SA. It tried without success to create a Polish company specializing in the production of utility vehicles. Later the company was split into two companies - STAR Trucks Sp. and "Invest STAR SA At the end of 1999 , the main shareholder of the company "STAR TRUCKS" was the German group MAN AG
... Read More