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10Nov
Postojna Cave welcomes its 38 millionth visitor

Postojna Cave welcomes its 38 millionth visitor

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On 9th November Postojna Cave reached another million in record time and welcomed the 38 millionth cave visitor. A VIP visitor Tomos Terfel from Wales reserved the day for a visit to Postojna Cave and the Predjama Castle, without having had the faintest idea the second day of his Slovenian holiday would make the trip. He had wanted to visit Slovenia for a long time, and this trip was a birthday present from his girlfriend Erin. Up until the moment when the millionth visitor was announced in Postojna Cave’s Concert Hall at the end of a regular cave tour, the...
3Nov
Akrapovič add a stylish touch to the BMW M3 and M4

Akrapovič add a stylish touch to the BMW M3 and M4

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Akrapovič has added four stunning accompaniments to its range of Evolution Line and Slip-On Line exhaust systems and components for the BMW M3 and M4 models with the launch of new carbon fibre accessories to enhance the appearance of the whole car. Beautifully created with high-quality hand-made carbon fibre, the rear diffuser is a visual delight that adds a sporty and aggressive finish to the rear of the car and shows the tailpipes off to their exceptional best. Available in a high-gloss of matte finish, these highly desirable diffusers make a perfect match for the carbon fibre mirror caps. Also...
30Oct
Intera has been awarded a prestigious AAA Creditworthiness Rating Excellence Certificate

Intera has been awarded a prestigious AAA Creditworthiness Rating Excellence Certificate

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Following the evaluation of the credit rating company Bisnode, Intera d.o.o. is at the top of the Slovenian economy: it is placed among the top 1.6% legal entities in Slovenia. This entitles it to a prestigious AAA Creditworthiness rating excellence. The certificate of business excellence The AAA Creditworthiness Rating Excellence is an internationally recognised certificate, representing the topmost rating value of legal entities. It is based on the entity’s financial statements for the previous financial year and predicts the safety of operations within the next twelve months. Companies which achieve creditworthiness rating are perceived as the most reliable, credible and...
25Oct
With Jezeršek gostinstvo to the Slovenian House 2018 in PyeongChang

With Jezeršek gostinstvo to the Slovenian House 2018 in PyeongChang

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Next year, the company Jezeršek gostinstvo, which has become a proud partner of Slovenian House 2018, is going to bring one young prospective student of catering and/or tourism along with them to PyeongChang, the host of the next Winter Olympic Games. He or she will be chosen through a call for applications. In this way, the company will contribute to solving the problems of employment in the field of catering. After eight years, the Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang next year will again see the project Slovenian House, where NOC-SLO, together with partners, continues with the project of joining sports...
23Oct
1. SBC forum for even better entry to the German market

1. SBC forum for even better entry to the German market

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Economic integration and cooperation offers many benefits to all parties concerned, there are many opportunities. The Slovenian Business Club – SBC encourages networking between Slovenian businesses, but at the same time focuses on expanding the economic cooperation between other European countries. An example of the latter is the cooperation concluded between the SBC and German organisation BVMW. The future of this cooperation will be presented to the Slovenian general public at the SBC forum on 15 January 2018. The German organisation BVMW is the biggest apolitical association of small- and medium-sized businesses in Germany and it connects more than 550,000...
19Oct
Postojna Cave presented with the 2017 Sejalec award

Postojna Cave presented with the 2017 Sejalec award

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From 17 to 19 October, Kranjska Gora hosted the central Slovenian expert event in tourism, called the Days of Slovenian Tourism. Those who have put into effect the most innovative ideas, thus contributing to the development of tourism and recognisability of Slovenia, were presented the awards during a ceremony on Wednesday night in the Planica Nordic Centre. The company Postojnska jama was among the best this year, receiving the 2017 Sejalec award for its EXPO JAMA KRAS exhibition. The Sejalec award, the highest award for innovative products, is presented by the Slovenian Tourist Board every year. Marjan Batagelj, the chairman...
13Oct
PROTIM Ržišnik Perc in project implementation of Messer air separation unit in Škofja Loka

PROTIM Ržišnik Perc in project implementation of Messer air separation unit in Škofja Loka

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In February 2017, the industrial gases specialist Messer started constructing the air separation unit on 9.500 square meters of land in Škofja Loka.  Technical gases are used in almost all branches of industry: in medicine, pharmacy, food technology, steel industry and many other areas. The new facility deployment is important from the ecological point of view, as the company currently supplies liquified gases to its customers in tankers from other countries, which is ecologically demanding and also costly due to long transportation routes. The special feature of this construction project and the core element of the new plant is the...
5Oct
SBC Bootcamp

SBC Bootcamp

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In Slovenia, almost 7,000 students graduated from technics, production and processing technology, civil engineering and natural science study programmes last year. Despite such a large number of graduates, entrepreneurs, and members of the Slovenian Business Club too, are stating more and more frequently that there are not enough suitably qualified people to do high-technology Jobs. The Slovenian Business Club notes that the employers frequently and above all complain about the lack of experience, which would enable young workers to start working sooner and do their work more effectively. The Slovenian Business Club reacted to this by presenting a two-month intensive...
3Oct
SBC welcomed new members to the association

SBC welcomed new members to the association

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On Monday, the company Akrapovič hosted the sixth meeting of the association, where we addressed some important subjects connected to our future activities. We started off with changes and amendments to the Contract establishing the association, which will enable easier and quicker acceptance of new members, as we wish our club to grow larger and stronger and, at the same time, socially recognisable, being an example of fair business, which changes development in Slovenian society. We will also be more successful at the latter in the light of possible growth of membership including those businesses outside Slovenia which are owned...
2Oct
720 children and Skaza ran together for swimmers with Down’s syndrome

720 children and Skaza ran together for swimmers with Down’s syndrome

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On Saturday, 30 September, Velenje hosted 2nd Skaza charity run Child to Child. Lake Velenje saw as many as 720 children under 15 this year, who ran for Delfinčki (Little Dolphins), swimmers with Down’s syndrome from Velenje Swim Club. After the registration, where each runner received their T-shirt and a bag with gifts, different workshops for children followed. The children could paint, have fun overcoming various challenges on the obstacle course, or choose face painting. Some of them will remember the charity run because they had their photo taken in a special photo corner. Before the start, Tanja Skaza, CEO...
27Sep
Business Run Ljubljana

Business Run Ljubljana

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On Thursday, 21st September 2017, Ljubljana hosted the 2nd Merkur zavarovalnica Business Run. This is an attractive running event with emphasised elements of teambuilding and networking, excellent food, and a spectacular musical experience. The Slovenian Business Club joined the running-business project as the only association of companies since the organiser recognised the values that sport is built on and the idea of fair play. The event is oriented towards all those who are tired of classical business gatherings, those who are aware of the power of team spirit and know how to use it effectively for their business growth. Several...
18Sep
AV Studio among WEBSI Web Champs

AV Studio among WEBSI Web Champs

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Web champs and fans of digital communication gathered at the WEBSI Day, the festival of Slovenian digital communication, where they hosted numerous interesting guests and discussed current topics. The conference was concluded with a round table discussing the topic “Influencer of marketing”. The moderator Nika Horvat (project manager, AV studio) talked with her guests who are either influential people or work with them: Ciril Komotar (Komotar Minuta), Eva Ana Kazič (Allaroundeve,) Rok Terkaj (Trkaj,), Simon Šketa (Šketa.si), and Viktorija Radojević (marketing executive director, Mercator). The WEBSI Awards were presented at the event. The Mediodrom Agency was named best digital agency...
11Sep
Celebrated 50th MOS in Celje

Celebrated 50th MOS in Celje

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The 50th international trade fair MOS brings even a richer selection and segmentation of the fair into five key areas: MOS – construction and home renovation, MOS – camping and caravanning, tourism and food, MOS – equipment and materials for crafts and industry, MOS – business solutions and business opportunities abroad, MOS – consumer goods. The fair this year has as its first partner state in history, Croatia, which due to its vicinity and general good cooperation among entrepreneurs on both sides of the border opens up new opportunities for the strengthening of economic collaboration. From 12th to 17th September,...
4Sep
Record Visits to Postojna Cave Park

Record Visits to Postojna Cave Park

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Last August marked seven years since the management of the Postojna Cave company was taken over by Marjan Batagelj; he assigned to it new development guidelines, set it high goals and thus built new foundations of not only Postojna’s but rather Slovenian tourism. During these years, tourism development has been created with the help of promotional and sales activities as well as with product development, raising the quality of services, and last but not least with investments into the infrastructure – in a manner that has prepared them for the seasons to come. The success seen now is only the...
28Aug
Last Saturday Entrepreneurs and Athletes Raised a Record Sum

Last Saturday Entrepreneurs and Athletes Raised a Record Sum

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On Saturday, the renovated Royal Bled Golf Course hosted the 7th Charity Golf Tournament with Anže Kopitar and Joc Pečečnik and his Interblock Group. At the event, a record sum of €110,971.80 was raised with the help of successful Slovenian companies, athletes, and individuals. The event was supported by numerous companies, including some of the members of the Slovenian Business Club: Akrapovič; Arkas; Avto hiša Vrtač; Accentec; Avto Aktiv; Blažič, robni trakovi; Conditus; Cvetličarna Khaya; Dat-con; Dr. Glass; Elvez; E-branjevka; Elbacom; Eurocom; GEC Plešce; Golf igrišče Royal Bled; Icepeak; Iskratel; Jezeršek Gostinstvo; Kirurgija Bitenc; Lotrič Meroslovje; Lumar; Makplast; MennYacht; Mebor;...
24Aug
The seventh charity tournament to help people in need

The seventh charity tournament to help people in need

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World class athlete Anže Kopitar and compassionate entrepreneur Joc Pečečnik again show that they are made of the right stuff as they prove for the fifth year in a row that charitable work strengthens solidarity and feeds hearts. For this purpose they are organising the seventh or fifth charity tournament in their common organisation at the traditional but completely renovated location of the Royal Bled golf course on the last Saturday of August, the 26th. As in the years before their charitable efforts are supported by Anže’s team AK11 and many notable names from sports, as well as friends and...
21Aug
PROTIM Ržišnik Perc in project implementation of Raycap R&D and production complex in Komenda

PROTIM Ržišnik Perc in project implementation of Raycap R&D and production complex in Komenda

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Company Iskra zaščite d.o.o., owned by the Raycap Group, started the construction of their new R&D and production complex in the Komenda business zone. The facility will cover 8,760 m2 square meters of gross surface, including one of the largest European laboratories for the testing of industrial surge protection equipment. Architects and engineers of PROTIM Ržišnik Perc prepared this project in a multi-disciplinary BIM model (Building Information Modeling), which ensures transparency of all data of the new facility, optimization of construction time, cost control and better predictability of long-term effects and risks. In addition to preparation of the entire project...
26Jul
Prince Albert II Charmed by the Gourmet Experience 50m above Ground

Prince Albert II Charmed by the Gourmet Experience 50m above Ground

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The global hit–Dinner in the Sky, known in over 40 countries around the world and which in recent years has pampered the tastebuds of gourmet connoisseurs in the biggest metropolises, including Prince Albert II, returns to Ljubljana this September. The world hit of culinary pleasures–Dinner in the Sky, is renowned as one of the most unforgettable gourmet experiences in the air and has been thrilling people all around the world for some time now, not only in Europe, but also in Australia, Japan, India, Dubai, Brazil, the United States of America, Mexico, Canada, and China. More than 5,000 events happening...
21Jul
The Third Generation Working at the GEC Group

The Third Generation Working at the GEC Group

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The GEC Company is a kind of a successor to the facility for the processing of plastic and metal which was founded by Emil and Jelena Gec in the 1970s. In the early days, production was located in the garage of the Gec family home, but the increasing scope of work enabled them to relocate to new facilities in 1988. Today this location serves as the base for the plastic processing. The first facility was equipped with machines for foil production and faster machines for the production of plastic bags. Since this type of offer achieved great success, the need...
18Jul
Successful 15 Years for Intera from Ptuj

Successful 15 Years for Intera from Ptuj

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The Intera Company is the biggest Slovenian provider of CRM solutions and has been placed among the best employers in Slovenia for the eighth year in a row. The company started its business path 15 years ago and soon their team, among one of the first in Slovenia to do so, offered to the market a business solution in a cloud. Intrix CRM is an on-line and today also mobile application which helps companies improve their business processes and client relationships, optimise their sales, marketing, project, and service activities and thus boost their sales results. They pride themselves on more...
12Jul
Akrapovič at the BMW MOTORRAD Days

Akrapovič at the BMW MOTORRAD Days

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Akrapovič opened its stand form 7. – 11. of July in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany for the 11th successive year. The Slovenian premier performance exhaust manufacturer was again joined by thousands of eager visitors at the prestigious BMW Motorrad Days event. Akrapovič is constantly pushing the boundaries of design and technical innovation in its ‘Quest for Excellence’ and had all the latest products for the German brand on display, along with special guests and machines from BMW’s racing family. Akrapovič’s dynamic new booth featured all the high-performance products you would associate with the brand, showing the build quality, durability and advanced design...
5Jul
Business Run Ljubljana 2017

Business Run Ljubljana 2017

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On Thursday, 21st September 2017, Ljubljana is hosting the second Business Run. This year the Slovenian Business Club will also be participating in this attractive running event which has an emphasis on the elements of teambuilding and networking, excellent cuisine and spectacular music experience. The event is intended for all those who are tired of classical business gatherings, all those who realise the power of team spirit and can use it correctly to enhance their business path. This event will make you forget the ties and high heels. Relay race or Nordic walking In the first part, the 3-member team...
30Jun
Successful 50 for Sibo G. from Škofja Loka

Successful 50 for Sibo G. from Škofja Loka

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This year the SIBO G. company celebrates its 50th anniversary of producing plastic packaging. Festivities took place on Saturday, 1st July 2017 at Zbilje, and all employees, the company’s scholarship holders, and pensioners with their families were invited. »50 Years of Excellence« is the anniversary slogan which illustrates the company’s history and vision. SIBO G. grew from a small trades workshop into an extremely successful company esteemed at home and abroad. Their excellence was gained through hard work and experience, investment in new technologies and knowledge, which results in continuous growth and quality. Five decades of excellence thus provides the...
27Jun
The Family Constitution as a Firm Foundation

The Family Constitution as a Firm Foundation

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A family company is a combination of values, where the emotional as well as rational foundation needs to be kept in mind. Running a family business most definitely has a special charm, but it still hides a plethora of tests and challenges. The Lotrič family decided to set a firm foundation arranging family and business relations of LOTRIČ Metrology. On Thursday, 15th July 2017, the family constitution, as they call it, was signed by all members of the family and thus made a vow to follow the guidelines both in business and outside of it. During the preparation of this...
21Jun
Involvment of PROTIM Ržišnik Perc in Implementation of the Volvo Trucks Sales and Service Center Investment Project in Ljubljana

Involvment of PROTIM Ržišnik Perc in Implementation of the Volvo Trucks Sales and Service Center Investment Project in Ljubljana

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The company Volvo Trucks started with construction of its Sales and Service Center for trucks in Ljubljana’s business zone Zadobrova. The Center will cover 3,800 square meters of net surface and is intended for commercial vehicles maintenance, spare parts trading and storage. Architects and engineers of PROTIM Ržišnik Perc are supporting the investor with integrated design and construction management services, including preparation of necessary project documentation and obtaining a building permit.
12Jun
Akrapovič Expands Its Portfolio of McLaren Ultra-Lightweight Exhausts

Akrapovič Expands Its Portfolio of McLaren Ultra-Lightweight Exhausts

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Akrapovič is taking McLaren’s Sports Series cars to new levels of excellence with the introduction of the Slip-On Line (Titanium) exhaust for the 570S, 570GT, and 540C models, which will boost the exhilaration of this car to even greater heights. The new high-tech system is made of special, lightweight, durable, and heat-resistant titanium alloys, which are perfectly styled to create an exhaust that is not only routed for optimum flow, but is a stunning piece of functional art in its own right. The use of these ultra-lightweight materials reduces the weight by a significant 44.5% and increases the capabilities of...
2Jun
PROTIM Ržišnik Perc using BIM Modeling for Effective Implementation of Construction Investments

PROTIM Ržišnik Perc using BIM Modeling for Effective Implementation of Construction Investments

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A year ago, the architects and engineers of PROTIM Ržišnik Perc started implementing multidisciplinary BIM models on an integrated level through all expert competences of the construction industry (architecture, structural design, installations – from design to construction management). Today this is their daily work. They design the construction projects of their investors in BIM model, because they are clearly aware of the importance and benefits that BIM offers: transparency of all information about the construction (from the first idea to the actual use), construction time optimization, cost control and better predictability of the long-term effects and risks. First projects they made in BIM model...
25May
Skaza celebrates 40th anniversary

Skaza celebrates 40th anniversary

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40 years ago a family company Plastika Skaza was founded in Velenje, Slovenia. Today, Skaza belongs to a group of the most successful Slovenian companies and has more than 300 employees. Skaza is an innovative, fast growing, market-oriented European company in the field of plastic processing. They are listed among the 1000 most inspiring companies in Europe. They work together with lead European and international manufacturers and merchants and are proud to have retained the loyalty of all their business customers in their 40 years of operation. They also offer their own brand products. This special event will be officially...
24May
Presentation at the Interzum 2017 Fair in Germany

Presentation at the Interzum 2017 Fair in Germany

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The Blažič company gave a successful presentation last week at the most important international fair for furniture production and interior design Interzum 2017, which takes place in the German city of Cologne every two years. As in previous years, this year the company once again went all out with their extended team and contemporary exhibition space where they presented their latest achievements and displayed their PERFECT MATCH, a collection of new ABS edge-banding tapes and veneer sheets. The Interzum Fair was extremely successful, this year included 187,400 m² of space and a total of 1,732 exhibitors from 60 countries, and...
22May
Visit to the Pomurje Region and our Members Located in the Area

Visit to the Pomurje Region and our Members Located in the Area

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Last Thursday, Club members visited the Pomurje region where we had the chance to spend some time with the area’s best companies and get to know them better. Each of them writes a story of business success in their own field.​ Upon arrival, we were warmly welcomed to the Roto Company and shown around their new factory in Puconci where they make kayaks and canoes, the production facility and the department for the purifying plants, oil separators, and rainwater tanks. The company’s leading man, Štefan Pavlinjek, revealed their development vision and the importance of the closing phase of the logistics...