Another Mandate for Marjan Batagelj as the Head of the SBC

In the last month and a half, the Slovenian Business Club has been joined by 13 new members.

The Slovenian Business Club Assembly today voted the new mandate for Marjan Batagelj who will continue to run the Club next year. Nine new members of the Board of Directors were also appointed for a three-year term. They are: Igor Akrapovič (Akrapovič), Mihael Blažič (Blažič, robni trakovi), Jure Knez (Dewesoft), Martin Jezeršek (Jezeršek gostinstvo), Marko Lotrič (Lotrič Meroslovje), Tanja Skaza (Plastika Skaza), Andrej Repše (Armat), Ema Pogačar (Conditus), and Marko Bitenc (Kirurgija Bitenc).

The Slovenian Business Club welcomes the following 13 new members:

The company ABC Maziva is the exclusive supplier of industrial lubricants of the brands Aral, BP, and Castrol for Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro, Kosovo, and FYR Macedonia. In addition to oils and lubricants they offer the Chemical Management System (CMS). All their customers are offered cost reductions in all types of production.

Cleangrad plans, designs, installs, and validates cleanrooms. Due to innovative solutions and high quality the company is the leading provider of cleanrooms in Europe. It employs about 100 people.

GEA College has been a synonym for business education in Slovenia since its foundation in 1990 and puts emphasis on entrepreneurship and management. When forming and implementing programmes they primarily consider global trends, international standards for the fields of education and training, and demands concerning the practical skills and knowledge of employees and entrepreneurs. The GEA College Group today consists of four companies with 20 employees and more than 100 lecturers from among entrepreneurs and economists.

Hermi produces and develops lightning and surge protection, cable tray systems, and mounting systems for solar power plants under its own trademark. They want to become the best-known provider of interior and exterior surfaces lightning protection in the region of South-eastern Europe, while by expanding to Austria and other countries they wish to increase their presence elsewhere in the EU and around the world. The company currently employs 60 people in Slovenia and 20 more in their companies abroad.

Hiša vizij an event rental & design company, offers complete technical and conceptual support for comprehensive event management. A wide selection of top professional sound and lighting equipment is supplemented by designer furniture, decorative products, and custom-made scenography. They strive for development and keep in touch with world trends. They have opened two concept stores in the centre of Ljubljana, Smile and Agent Panda, which additionally encourage the creativity in the company.

ID Shop wants to provide its clients with complete control of who enters their premises and thus offers complete solutions in the field of employee identification and protective lock systems. They offer also the services of plastic card printing (gift cards, season tickets, member IDs, discount cards, accreditation ID cards) and the production of accessories. All these are important tools that ensure a good first impression, strengthen brand recognisability, and improve security.

Kamp Zlatorog owns the Zlatorog campsite in Bohinj and manages a few other accommodation facilities.

The KF Finance Group has been in operation since 2009 and employs 130 financial experts who offer a complete set of financial services in the area of former Yugoslavia.

Orbico in Slovenia is part of the Orbico Group, the leading European distributer of various brands from the fields of consumer goods and cosmetics. It has been present in Slovenia for over 25 years. To their principal producers of products of established brands they offer the best services of logistics, sales, and marketing. They strive for excellence and continually perfect their knowledge. The company ensures its employees a working environment in which they can achieve excellent results.

RLS Merilna tehnika was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Komenda. It develops, produces, and sells advanced magnet push and rotate encoders. Their products are installed into demanding applications where high precision and resistance to exterior factors are of immense importance, everything from medicine and robotics to solar technologies and printing industry.

Tinex is one of the leading companies in the fields of bearings, linear, sealing, and drive techniques in the markets of SE Europe, especially on the Slovenian market. Their 25 years of tradition both at home and abroad makes them recognisable in product and service quality, training, consultancy, and competitiveness. They constantly adapt to market needs and supplement their sales programme which today includes more than 60,000 items. Their competitive advantage on the market is their own production which includes flat seals, planed seals, and cutting of straps and linear guides.

STAR prevajalske storitve ensures quality translations on various expert and other fields. It also offers a special Transit NXT programme for the needs of translators and other apps which are the result of development in the company STAR AG. They are intended for comprehensive support in the processes of document issuing and their multi-lingual translation for target markets all over the world.

Varis Lendava is one of the best producers of ready-to-install bathrooms in Europe. These special products which are their most important item are used to equip hotels of the most prestigious hotel chains including Sheraton, Hampton by Hilton, Motel One, Intercity, Novotel, Holiday Inn, Steigenberger, HIEX, and Scandic. During their 40-year-long history they have made almost 90 thousand of them. The company employs about 230 people.

In the coming months, the Slovenian Business Club plans to focus on the proposals from the programme FOR Propulsive Slovenia published in January. Intensive communication has been underway with all Slovenian political parties about the 16 proposals from this programme for the mandate of 2018–2022.