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Another high-tech Japanese investment in Slovenia

Sumitomo Rubber Industries, which already owns “Summit auto” in Slovenia, intends to build a high-tech factory for the production of elastomer for use in medicine in Slovenia. Finance’s website was the first to write about the investment. The company has now confirmed on its website that it plans to build a factory in central Slovenia – according to Finance, the ...

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    Top Court Upholds 24 September as Date Of Rail Referendum

    Ljubljana- The Constitutional Court has cleared the path for a referendum on the planned extension of the Koper-Divača rail line to be held on 24 September, as decided by Parliament. The court dismissed the argument by referendum petitioner Vili Kovačič that the chosen date meant discrimination against those who would want to engage in the campaign because it would start ...

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      Hidria Becomes Best Supplier Of PSA Peugeot Citroen

      Idrija- PSA Peugeot Citroen has awarded Hidria, the subsidiary Hidria AET and their employees the award for the best supplier “PSA Best Plant 2017”. This French multinational corporation, one of the world’s largest car manufacturers, grants this award to those suppliers that deliver the best quality. The subsidiary Hidria AET from Tolmin, which is specialized in the development and manufacture ...

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        Port of Koper celebrating 60th anniversary

        Koper – The port of Koper is celebrating today its 60th anniversary, as its predecessor, Pristanišče Koper, was established on 23 May 1957. It has since become a major port in the Adriatic and a point of entry for landlocked Central European markets. Following the establishment in May 1957, the port of Koper welcomed its first ocean-going cargo ship a ...

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          Pipistrel Partners Up With UBER To Launch VTOL Air Taxi Service

          Slovenian ultralight plane maker Pipistrel has teamed up with US ride-hailing company Uber to develop electric aircraft for personal transportation in big cities. The two companies plan to unveil the first demonstration planes by 2020. The partnership marks the beginning of an interesting path towards new means of travel that will not only save users’ time but will also be ...

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            Slovenian Teodoor – Smart Lock on Kickstarter

            Teodoor is reliable and secure Bluetooth operated smart lock. It fits perfectly on the inside of your door lock in seconds. With Teodoor, your smartphone becomes your new door key. It installs easily on the inside of your existing lock on a wide variety of doors, providing you with a complete, personal smart lock experience – in truly hands-free fashion. Using ...

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              ASEF 4th Annual Gala, Cleveland, OHIO

              4th annual ASEF Gala was dedicated to American Slovenian inventors, innovators and educators, presented by Dr. Edi Gobec. He has spent most of his life diligently collecting and researching every person of Slovenian background that could be considered a candidate for ‘who is who’ in any field, and in American science and industry in particular. His book ’Slovenian American Inventors ...

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                Slovenia, a Land Of Startups

                Although small in size, Slovenia has a vibrant start-up community which has evolved greatly since the beginnings of Zemanta. When thinking of its brightest stars, one cannot bypass a sensation such as Outfit 7, whose apps have been downloaded more than three billion times and ware just recently sell to China investors for more than US $1 billion.  Celtra, the developer ...

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                  The Euro’s Decade In Slovenian Wallets

                  1 January 2017 marked the 10th anniversary of Slovenia adopting the euro and 15 years since the adoption of euro banknotes and coins. The euro had been introduced in the form of seven banknotes and eight coins. The implementation of the single European currently has been the biggest substitution of money in the world’s history. Eurozone initially comprised Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, ...

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                    Slovenia Should Become Wine Shopping Destination, Winemakers Say

                    Slovenia, which prides itself on producing high-quality boutique wines, requires a common approach to advertising its wines worldwide, believe winemakers, who want the country to become a wine-shopping destination. Slovenian wines are recognised as high-quality and the country should use this to help build its recognition, Dušan Brejc, the head of Vinska družba, an organisation connecting leading winemakers, has told ...

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