Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

BUSINESS SHORTS

Osram expands production in Slovakia

GERMANY'S Osram company, one of the largest lighting manufacturers in the world, is preparing a significant expansion of its production in Slovakia, the Hospodárske Noviny business daily wrote.

The company plans to double its revenues over the next five years and install new production technologies in Nové Zámky, in Nitra Region. It also plans to invest in expanding its research and development centre, as well as educational and social programmes for employees.

Osram's daughter company, Osram Slovakia, has been operating in Nové Zámky since 1995. It is the group's largest plant in Europe.

In the 2006-07 fiscal year, the Slovak daughter company had a turnover of Sk2.7 billion (€80.5 million), and employed 2,100 people.

Top stories

When the state can’t keep a secret

A selective leak has tarnished President Kiska’s reputation. But he must continue to speak out about corruption.

President Andrej Kiska

Bratislava bus station is moving into Bottova Centrum Photo

If the temporary station gets all the construction approvals, it may start operation on October 1.

The future temporary bus station on Bottova Street in Bratislava

Austria launches random checks close to Slovakia’s borders

Refugees are using new smuggling routes, according to the Austrian minister.

Illustrative stock photo

Foreigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava Video

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between September 22 and October 1, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.

The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride 2017