Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

FOCUS SHORT

Evax dominates in bread moulds

THE COMPANY Evax Slovakia is a family business owned by Eva and Juraj Dzvoník from Ruskovce, near the Slovak-Ukrainian border, which produces wooden bread moulds known as brotforms. The Dzvoníks started their business in 1998 when a nearby plant manufacturing brotforms closed, and their firm is now the biggest producer of brotforms in Europe, the Hospodárske Noviny daily reported.

THE COMPANY Evax Slovakia is a family business owned by Eva and Juraj Dzvoník from Ruskovce, near the Slovak-Ukrainian border, which produces wooden bread moulds known as brotforms. The Dzvoníks started their business in 1998 when a nearby plant manufacturing brotforms closed, and their firm is now the biggest producer of brotforms in Europe, the Hospodárske Noviny daily reported.

In spite of their strong market position and a growing order book, 2012 was a difficult year for Evax as it had to find a new supplier of rattan, the type of wood used to make brotforms, after Indonesia, its previous source, banned exports.

Top stories

Populists are more creative than liberals

The essence of creativity and good governance is about finding a coherent story. When every city gets smart, being a stupid city will be an advantage, says a strategic management expert.

Maciej Kisilowski

Skier Vlhová missed the medal by 0.65 seconds Photo

She competed in the Alpine Combined Slalom for the first time.

Petra Vlhová

Two anniversaries, one enduring relationship

Countless Slovaks and Americans continue to cultivate and renew the strong bonds of friendship between the US and Slovakia through cooperation in the business, technological, cultural, and educational spheres.

US Embassy in Bratislava

Keep your passport at hand on your trip to Austria

There are no internal border controls on the Austrian-Slovak border. Yet, the Austrian police check cars and buses heading to Slovakia.

Slovak police checking cars at the border crossing in Berg, Austria.