Tanax, a machinery firm that evolved from former Slovak car-maker VAB, is to fire a further 290 employees this spring, bringing its workforce under 1,000 from over 5,500 in the 1970s.
Tanax recorded a profit of Sk17 million ($400,000) last year on turnover of over Sk1 billion.
Compiled by Tom Nicholson from press reports.
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22. Jan 2003 at 12:50