Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

BUSINESS IN SHORT

FlexMedical to leave Vráble

AN IMPORTANT employer in Nitra Region has announced it is leaving Slovakia.

AN IMPORTANT employer in Nitra Region has announced it is leaving Slovakia.

FlexMedical, a Vráble-based producer of medical supplies, announced that as of next June it will move production to Romania, the Hospodárske Noviny daily wrote on November 21.

“We will move production to our Romanian plant, the European Medical Centre of Excellence located in Timisoara,” the company announced in a letter sent to its suppliers, the daily reported.

One of its reasons for leaving Slovakia was the good results of the Romanian plant, which the company said would help it to compete in the eastern Europe region.

According to reports published by the SITA newswire, all 250 FlexMedical employees will lose their jobs.

Though representatives of the company have yet to officially announce mass layoffs, employees of the labour office in Vráble are in contact with them, saying that at the moment, the company is preparing a special programme to help the employees find new jobs.


Top stories

Voters don’t understand self-governing regions

Rules for regional elections change, which may bring some surprising victories.

One of the biggest fights is expected in Banská Bystrica Region.

Sagan rewrites history Video

Cyclist Peter Sagan becomes the first man to win three consecutive world championships. He allegedly did not expect it and was easy with the idea he would not win.

Ballet legend Sergei Polunin will be guest of SND

The world-renowned personality of contemporary ballet will present two choreographies at the Slovak National Theatre in September.

Sergei Polunin

Blog: Why did I come here?

A group of teachers and students from the Bratislava-based school gathered to support their friend, colleague, and fellow foreigner, as she had already tried four times just to get in the door of the foreign police.

Queue in front of the foreigners' police department in Bratislava.