Development and investment in Slovak industry

Delayed government assistance put Slovakia’s competitiveness at risk

A study compares measures to combat the impact of the coronavirus crisis in seven European countries.Jana Liptáková, 7. May 2020, at 14:05

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U.S. Steel speeds up the reduction of staff

They are offering 18 salaries to older employees who decide to leave.Compiled by Spectator staff, 17. Apr 2020, at 20:22

.S. Steel Košice is going through a difficult period in business.

Slovak industries to complain to UN labour agency over cabinet’s rash measures

The Slovak government is ignoring the 1976 International Labour Organisation convention, they say.Compiled by Spectator staff, 13. Feb 2020, at 23:13

The Association of Industrial unions (APZ) said it would turn to the International Labour Organisation (ILO) over the government-approved measures.

Slovak industry keeps dropping

The industrial production decreased for the fifth consecutive month.Compiled by Spectator staff, 12. Feb 2020, at 14:00

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Are the records of Slovak car industry getting a bitter undertone?

Automotive industry calls for measures to keep it internationally competitive.Jana Liptáková, 16. Jan 2020, at 7:49

Groupe PSA Slovakia plant in Trnava.

Slovakia is one of the most industrialised countries in the EU

More developed countries employ fewer people in industry.Compiled by Spectator staff, 26. Sep 2019, at 23:14

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Slovakia's industry grows again. Carmakers fall behind 2018

Industrial production in Slovakia grew year-on-year by 2.8 percent in July.Compiled by Spectator staff, 10. Sep 2019, at 13:47

Slovakia's industrial production grew by 2.8 percent in July, year-on-year.

Bad news, analysts say about the rapid slowdown of Slovakia’s economy

The 1.9-percent GDP increase in the second quarter of 2019 is well below expectations; Germany and Brexit are main external threats.Compiled by Spectator staff, 14. Aug 2019, at 22:47

Slovakia's economy increased only by 1.9 percent in 2Q of 2019.

Industrial production in June disappointed again

It decreased by 2.1 percent y-o-y, reaching the lowest level since April 2017.Compiled by Spectator staff, 12. Aug 2019, at 22:59

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German company adds R&D to its plant in Slovakia

Mühlbauer Automation is going to build the third phase of its plant in Nitra.Compiled by Spectator staff, 30. Jul 2019, at 13:06

Expansion of Mühlbauer in Nistra back in 2015.

Carmakers drove industrial growth in April

Textile and clothing industry in the red for a long timeCompiled by Spectator staff, 10. Jun 2019, at 22:27

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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

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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