Development and investment in Slovak industry

Which cities in Slovakia have the worst air quality?

28 locations in Slovakia listed in the ranking. Many affected by heavy industries.Compiled by Spectator staff, 12. Mar 2019, at 13:53

U.S. Steel in Košice

Carmakers were the most significant producers in January

If it were not for the automotive sector, Slovak industrial production would fall says analyst.Compiled by Spectator staff, 12. Mar 2019, at 0:42

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Will robots take over jobs of Slovaks?

One third of jobs is jeopardized by automatisation. Another third has been already affected.Compiled by Spectator staff, 13. Feb 2019, at 13:54

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Which companies in Slovakia does Brexit put in jeopardy?

Slovakia's car industry already faces lower demand in Britain.Marek Poracký24. Jan 2019, at 10:01

Slovak industry doubles the number of robots installed

The International Robotics Federation sees Slovakia as the world's 15th largest robot market.Compiled by Spectator staff, 20. Dec 2018, at 22:36

Electronics industry

Robots can replace Slovaks at work

Industrial robots are likely to take over some jobs.Compiled by Spectator staff, 14. Nov 2018, at 13:22

Robots assemble vehicles in the carmaker Kia Motors Slovakia.

Slovak glass scientist succeeded in EU schemes

No one invested a cent in scientific infrastructure between 1989 and when EU funds arrived, says Dušan Galusek.Peter Adamovsky, 2. Nov 2018, at 12:30

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Czech Conrop opens new plant for production of big bags in Trebišov

Engineering companies Punch and ZF head to the industrial park in Detva.Compiled by Spectator staff, 3. Oct 2018, at 22:37

Czech company Conrop expands in Slovakia.

Insiders indicate that Jaguar Land Rover in Nitra will start production on September 3

The first model to be manufactured will be the Land Rover Discovery.Compiled by Spectator staff, 20. Aug 2018, at 22:15

Construction output increased in March, but industrial production declined

Analyst sees the strong basic effect behind the recent developments.Compiled by Spectator staff, 14. May 2018, at 14:30

Construction of the Višňové tunnel.

Crucial rail terminal needed for car industry will not be built

State company revokes promise of container terminal near Nitra, much needed by car maker Jaguar Land Rover.Compiled by Spectator staff, 20. Nov 2017, at 13:43

New Jaguars will have to be transported in a different way.

Logistics real estate developer building a new facility next to JLR in Nitra

Several companies have already shown interest in renting the space.Compiled by Spectator staff, 12. Oct 2017, at 14:04

The official launch of construction of two halls in Nitra

Manufacturer of high-tech products asks for investment stimuli of €20.3 million

Spinea promises to more than double the number of its employeesCompiled by Spectator staff, 22. Aug 2017, at 0:07

The Spinea company in Prešov

450 new jobs to be created in Čadca

A supplier to the automotive industry plans to produce plastic components for cars.Compiled by Spectator staff, 16. Aug 2017, at 14:02

Brose will employ 500 people

They will find jobs in a new production hall that will, among other things, focus on the production of prototypes and pre-production.Compiled by Spectator staff, 8. Aug 2017, at 13:31

EC okays Slovakia’s investment aid for Mondi SCP

Mondi SCP wants to invest some €310 million while it asks for investment aid worth €49 million.Compiled by Spectator staff, 13. Jul 2017, at 23:59

Paper mill Mondi SCP in Ružomberok

Another private investor sees potential for flying car

The AeroMobil flying car will be presented at prestigious 52nd International Paris Air Show 2017.Compiled by Spectator staff, 13. Jun 2017, at 1:27


After talks on salary hikes fail at Volkswagen, trade union is still considering industrial action

Trade union requires a 16-percent hike in salaries; the carmaker is offering 4.3 percent.Compiled by Spectator staff, 13. Jun 2017, at 0:53

Adient technology centre announces major growth phase

It is looking for product designers, engineers and test technicians.Compiled by Spectator staff, 29. May 2017, at 22:30

Designing new components in Adient in Trenčín.

Lozorno boasts most developed plant for assembling car wheels in Europe

The PTG company has developed tailor-made robots for this assembly plant near Bratislava.Compiled by Spectator staff, 22. May 2017, at 23:53

PTG assembly line in Lozorno.