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Whirlpool increases Slovak production

WHIRLPOOL plans to move production of 150,000 washing machines annually from its new site in Poland to Slovakia, increasing output at its Poprad factory from 1.5 million units a year to 2 million a year and jobs from 600 to 840.

Whirlpool Slovakia this year also moved production of high-standard washing machines from Amiens in France to its Poprad factory. The new move will make the firm the largest home-appliances manufacturer in central and eastern Europe.

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Slovak scientist in the US: Slovak science needs more than just money to thrive

It seems as if we do not want skilled scientists to return home, says Dominika Truban, who founded a platform connecting Slovak researchers abroad and at home.

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The Education Ministry to restore the analytical institute

The institute that is part of the Value for Money initiative was merged with another body at the beginning of the year.

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Blog: Helping others helps your company too

Tatiana Čaplová, Program Coordinator for CSR at the Pontis Foundation, offers a very interesting look behind the scenes of the most successful CSR event in Slovakia - Naše Mesto (Our City).

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