Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

CORPORATE NEWS

Sony Corp. to expand in Slovakia

Representatives from Sony Slovakia Inc., the fully-owned subsidiary of Japan's Sony Corp, said on May 9 that the firm plans to expand its Slovak operation of component production. "If our current results remain on target, and they look good now, we could expand even further in both products and employees," Jack Schmuckli, head of the company's European division, told a news conference.

Schmuckli added that Sony would increase its local workforce to 700 from the present 400 by the end of this year. Sony has to date invested 190 million Sk into its plant, which began producing vital components for television screens last August.

Schmuckli said the company's goal was to produce complete television sets for export to mainly east European markets. The Trnava operation is Sony's first component production plant in eastern Europe. It has two assembly plants in Poland and Hungary.

The processing of personal data is subject to our Privacy Policy and the Cookie Policy. Before submitting your e-mail address, please make sure to acquaint yourself with these documents.

Top stories

Another For a Decent Slovakia protest was also joined by farmers

People took to the streets for the eighth time.

Farmers with tractors awaited the protesting crowd at the SNP Square in Bratislava.

Coronations return to Bratislava Photo

This year Bratislava will recall the coronation of Leopold II, the younger son of Maria Theresa.

Bratislava will again enjoy re-enactment of coronation ceremony

Police detain another person in promissory notes case

Ex-director of private broadcaster TV Markíza, Pavol Rusko, was detained shortly after being heard.

Pavol Rusko

Last Week in Slovakia: Farmers staged a protest by driving across the country Audio

Listen to all the headlines from The Slovak Spectator's news podcast.

Farmers also met President Andrej Kiska in Bratislava