STA, 16 August 2018 - The Velenje-based household appliances maker Gorenje, which is in 95% ownership of China's Hisense, expanded its management board on Thursday with six representatives of the owner, with Franjo Bobinac staying at the helm of the management board. Hisense also announced to withdraw Gorenje from the Ljubljana Stock Exchange.
STA, 14 August 2018 - Knauf, the multinational whose insulation division includes Knauf Insulation Škofja Loka, has announced the construction of a new factory in Malaysia. The investment, estimated at EUR 120m, is also expected to benefit Knauf's Slovenian subsidiary, which is responsible for sales in that part of the world.
STA, 13 August 2018 - The Slovenian real estate market keeps booming after another record-breaking year in terms of transactions and prices in 2017. As a result, the construction of new apartments is in full swing around the country. The central bank sees no signs of risks to financial stability as yet.
STA, 13 August 2018 - Tooling maker Unior is developing into a major global player in the field of specialised tools for bicycles. The company has also been cooperating with Sky, the leading road cycling team in the world, to develop a repair stand which will become available in the coming weeks.
STA, 8 August 2018 - Trade unions and employers in the hospitality sector signed a new collective bargaining agreement on Wednesday. The deal, which has averted a strike at the peak of the tourist season, secures a yearly holiday bonus of EUR 1,000 for workers and tackles overtime.
STA, 7 August 2018 - TECOS, the Slovenian Tool and Die Development Centre, has partnered with five companies from four EU countries for a EUR 1.8m project to make new materials out of plastic packaging waste and waste newspaper.
STA, 7 August 2018 - The European Commission approved the acquisition of Slovenian household manufacturer Gorenje by China's Hisense Group on Tuesday, finding the takeover would raise no competition concerns.
STA, 6 August 2018 - Slovenia's second city will soon end up without the sole scheduled air link after the Belgian carrier VLM Airlines decided to scrap flights to Munich due to insufficient demand.
STA, 5 August 2018 - The Slovenian Sovereign Holding (SSH) and Bank Assets Management Company (BAMC) own significant tourism assets between them. Several proposals have been floated regarding the management of these assets and it appears that at least for now, all options remain on the table.