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The biggest car maker, energy company and family businesses have found their way to Slovakia

Seven different stories of German investments in Slovakia.

(Source: Courtesy of T-Systems Slovakia)

Industries in Slovakia and Germany both focus on automotive, machine engineering and plastic engineering. This is also reflected in German investments in Slovakia. While Volkswagen Slovakia is probably the most well-known German company operating in Slovakia, there are dozens of others active in an extensive ranking of sectors.

Read also:German investors keep coming to Slovakia, bringing more automation

Each story is unique. Some German investors arrived in Slovakia during the privatisation wave after the fall of the communist regime, while others utilised the potential of Slovak experts and launched brand new companies, sailing on the wave of the latest technologies.

Some companies are proof of how well German know-how works in the hands of Slovak workers. Here is a sample of seven of them.

Volkswagen Slovakia

Read more about Volkswagen Slovakia, Západoslovenská Energetika, T-Systems Slovakia, Protherm Production, Hubert J.E., Scheidt & Bachmann Slovensko and Tatramat

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