A list of some Slovak companies that have managed to establish themselves also on foreign markets
-Aerospool – The light aircraft manufacturer Aerospool was founded in 1990 by pilots from Prievidza. The company focuses on production and maintenance of ultra light airplanes. Its best known product is the ultra light WT9 Dynamic.
-Apimed – This company based in Dolná Krupá near Trnava, whose history dates back to 1998, produces mead, collecting awards at top world competitions.
-ESET – Founded and headquartered in Bratislava in 1992, this IT security company develops security solutions against cyber threats.
-Grand Power – Based in Banská Bystrica-Šalková, this company produces K-100 guns used by armed units in the US, Russia, Germany and other countries.
-JJ Electronic – This Čadca-based company produces vacuum tubes for a number of prominent manufacturers of audio products. It launched its production in 1994.
-Spinea – Based in Prešov, this engineering company is engaged in the development, anufacturing and sales of high-precision reduction gears sold under the trademarkTwinSpin. It was launched in 1994.
-Sygic – This Bratislava-based IT company develops GPS navigation software including applications for smart phones. It was launched in 2004.
-Víno Mrva&Stanko – A middle-size wine producing company from Trnava established in 1997 that produces internationally acclaimed wines.
-Way Industries – This Krupina-based company building on the successful history of Slovakia in armament production, manufactures Božena, a remotely controlled light demining system designed for mine clearance.
3. Feb 2014 at 0:00 | Compiled by Spectator staff