Category Archives: Slovenia

Press Releases & News from Slovenia distributed via EuropaWire

MAN Lion’s Coach named Bus of the Year at the Slovenian Commercial Vehicle Awards

MAN Truck & Bus is a winner for the second year in a row at the Commercial Vehicle Awards in Slovenia The new MAN Lion’s Coach follows in the footsteps of the NEOPLAN Tourliner to win Bus of the Year … Read the full press release

European Commission and Europa Nostra announce the winners of the 2018 EU Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards

BRUSSELS/ THE HAGUE, 17-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The winners of the 2018 EU Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards, Europe’s top honour in the field, were announced today by the European Commission and Europa Nostra, the leading European heritage … Read the full press release

Stadler to design and build 26 single and double-decker multiple units for the Slovenian state rail operator Slovenske Železnice

Bussnang, Switzerland, 19-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Stadler is designing and building 26 single and double-decker multiple units for the Slovenian state rail operator Slovenske Železnice. The order comprises eleven FLIRT EMU trains, five FLIRT DMU trains and ten KISS EMU trains, … Read the full press release

World Life Experience is headed to Ljubljana

The lucky participants will be in Ljubljana, Slovenia showing a worldwide audience the wonders of the City, while enjoying hands on involvement with the ZAVOD POVOD Institution, from March 01st to March 11th, 2018. LISBON, Portugal , 28-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Telekom Slovenije upgrades its 4th generation mobile network with 4G+ technology; expands fiber optics network

LJUBLJANA, 15-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Telekom Slovenije continues to upgrade the capabilities and performance of its fixed and mobile networks. This year Telekom Slovenije began actively upgrading its 4th generation mobile network with 4G+ technology (LTE-Advanced), and continues with the … Read the full press release

Telekom Slovenije tests Narrowband-IoT standardized technology

LJUBLJANA, 02-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Telekom Slovenije has successfully completed testing the Narrowband-IoT standardized technology. This is a low-power network technology that utilizes the existing infrastructure. It designed for effective communication of mass-distributed devices (up to 50,000 devices per network … Read the full press release

Nova KBM completes the acquisition of Summit Leasing Slovenija (SLS)

MARIBOR, 21-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (18. September 2017), Nova KBM (NKBM or the Bank) completed the acquisition of Summit Leasing Slovenija (SLS), one of the leading leasing companies in Slovenia. The transaction marks an important step towards realizing NKBM’s strategic goal of … Read the full press release

The first Gorenje Group International Business Hackathon will b held in Ljubljana, Slovenia, October 28 – 29, 2017

VELENJE, Slovenia, 20-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Gorenje Group is scouting for the best and most promising talent to tackle the business and digital challenges of the future at the first Gorenje Group International Business Hackathon. The two-day competition in searching for … Read the full press release

DHL Global Forwarding takes over the international and domestic cargo transport needs of Gorenje Group

European manufacturer builds on existing relationship with DHL Global Forwarding DHL manages 2,200 TEU of import and export ocean freight annually BONN, 30-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — DHL Global Forwarding has taken over responsibility for the international and domestic cargo transport needs … Read the full press release

District Court of Maribor registers the merger by acquisition of KBS banka by Nova KBM

Maribor, Slovenia, 05-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today, the District Court of Maribor issued a decision on entering into the court register the merger by acquisition of KBS banka by Nova KBM. Consequently, KBS banka ceased to exist as an independent legal … Read the full press release

180 media executives to share insights about broadcast marketing at the 21st Eurovision Connect in Ljubljana

The 21st Eurovision Connect event began on Monday (22 May) in the Slovenian captial Ljubljana, in collaboration with RTVSLO. GENEVA, 23-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — More than 180 executives in marketing, branding, promotion & media planning from 50 media organisations are attending the 2 … Read the full press release

Novartis Reinforces Commitment to Sandoz With Major Investment in Business

Total investment of EUR 105 million in Prevalje site reinforces commitment to largest Sandoz business, Anti-Infectives, and single largest global product, broad-spectrum antibiotic amoxicillin-clavulanic acid. The investment will bring 150 new jobs, more than doubling the number of employees at … Read the full press release

Merger by acquisition of KBS banka by Nova KBM finalised

MARIBOR, 04-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (3. january 2017), the District Court of Maribor issued a decision on entering into the court register the merger by acquisition of KBS banka by Nova KBM. Consequently, KBS banka ceased to exist as an independent … Read the full press release

Petrol’s subsidiary IGES to dispose an Interest in GEN-I d.o.o.

LJUBLJANA, 29-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Following the fulfilment of suspensive conditions, IGES d.o.o., a subsidiary of Petrol d.d., Ljubljana, has completed the disposal of its interest in GEN-I, d.o.o.  The buyer is GEN-EL d.o.o.; the amount EUR 45,100,000.00. IGES d.o.o. is … Read the full press release

Gorenje Group unveils Spartak-branded line-up of domestic appliances for the CIS region

MOSCOW, 18-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — For several years, Russia has been one of the key markets for Gorenje Group. Through a partnership with Spartak Moscow football club, Gorenje is increasing its brand awareness throughout the whole CIS region as Spartak is … Read the full press release

Gorenje won Zac of the Year 2016 award presented by Euronics Austria

VIENNA, 10-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Gorenje brand is among the top five most recognized home appliance brands, and among top five by market share. Since the founding of Gorenje Austria 41 years ago and the slogan “Bewusst robust” (Deliberately Sturdy), Gorenje … Read the full press release

Gorenje Lifestyle Magazine nominated for two POMP awards for special achievements in content marketing

LJUBLJANA, 10-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — At this year’s POMP Forum event, Gorenje Lifestyle Magazine (year 2015) was nominated for two POMP awards for special achievements in content marketing: for “Best printed magazine/newspaper” and “Best design solution in content marketing”; in the … Read the full press release

Alenka Smerkolj becomes EIB Governor for the Republic of Slovenia

LUXEMBOURG, 07-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — On 14 July 2016, Ms Alenka SMERKOLJ, Minister without portfolio responsible for Development, Strategic Projects and Cohesion in the Slovenian Government since November 2014, was appointed Acting Minister of Finance following the resignation of Mr Dusan MRAMOR. She … Read the full press release

Gorenje 23rd AGM: Discharge from liability granted to Gorenje Management Board for FY2015; sales and profit grow in 1H2016

VELENJE, Slovenia, 13-Jul-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Pursuant to the provisions of the Companies Act (ZGD-1), the Market of Financial Instruments Act (ZTFI), the Ljubljana Stock Exchange Rules and the Corporate Governance Code for Joint Stock Companies, and in accordance with the … Read the full press release

Four prestigious Red Dot design awards for Gorenje Group products this year

Gorenje Group products won four prestigious Red Dot design awards this year. The 41-member jury believed they represent the current pinnacle of design in the home appliance industry. Gorenje’s products have been constantly among the award-winning design elite for a … Read the full press release

NLB: Telekom Slovenije d.d. successfully issued EUR 100-million 5-year bonds

Ljubljana, Slovenia, 15-Jun-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — On 10 June 2016, following a successful first sale of bonds, Telekom Slovenije d.d. issued 5-year bonds with the designation TLS1 in the amount of EUR 100 million and with an unchanged interest rate … Read the full press release

NLB upgrades its NLB Klik; already more than 900,000 payments per month

Ljubljana, Slovenia, 15-Jun-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — We have made several changes to NLB Klik, although with minimum disruption to the service. These include a new look, a redesigned main menu, new functionalities, and more. The main driver behind this total … Read the full press release

NLB: successful new issue of 12-month commercial paper of Poslovni sistem Mercator d.d. with a total nominal value of EUR 200 million under designation MEL10

Ljubljana, Slovenia, 15-Jun-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Following receipt of all payments from investors and the registration of commercial paper with central securities clearance corporation KDD on 6 June 2016, NLB successfully concluded the new issue of 12-month commercial paper of … Read the full press release

Gorenje Group presented diplomas to the first generation of graduates of the Gorenje Create Academy

Gorenje Group presented diplomas to the first generation of graduates of the Gorenje Create Academy – Gorenje’s academy for new product development. This is a unique international educational program, a part of the Gorenje Corporate University, designed to encourage innovation … Read the full press release

The QUDAL – Quality Medal research: Slovenians ranked Gorenje home appliances atop among home appliance manufacturers

The QUDAL – Quality Medal research, performed in Slovenia in January 2016 by the Zürich based international organization Icertas, shows that in terms of quality Slovenians see Gorenje home appliances as the best. Velenje, Slovenia, 22-Feb-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — In the QUDAL … Read the full press release

Petrol d.d. Supervisory Board meeting results

LJUBLJANA, 28-Jan-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — At its 26th meeting, the Supervisory Board of Petrol d.d., Ljubljana adopted a resolution to align, effective from the start of the new term of office of Management Board president Tomaž Berločnik, MSc, beginning on … Read the full press release

Bank of Slovenia’s Financial Stability Review and Monthly information on bank operations for January 2016

LJUBLJANA, 28-Jan-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The Governing Board of the Bank of Slovenia discussed the January 2016 Financial Stability Review* and the Monthly information on bank operations for January 2016. Over the last year and a half, economic development has provided … Read the full press release

Gorenje Group stepped up its sales and market shares in 2015 despite the harsh conditions in Russia and Ukraine

Management Board comment to estimation of Gorenje Group 2015 performance and 2016 outlook Velenje, Slovenia, 18-Jan-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Last quarter in 2015 wrapped up with profit. The result for the year will largely depend on currency exchange rates. After a … Read the full press release

Gorenje to open 350-square-meter showroom in Tehran, Iran

Gorenje opened a new showroom in Tehran, located in a prestigeous and very busy location in the centre of the Iranian capital. In the 350-square-meter showroom we will be presenting our entire range of the upper middle and premium class … Read the full press release

Gorenje Ora-Ïto design microwave spotted in the film The Martian, co-starring alongside Matt Damon

Gorenje microwave oven from the design line Ora-Ïto stars as a vital piece of equipment for space travel. Our rising microwave star was spotted in the film The Martian, co-starring alongside Matt Damon. Velenje, Slovenia, 18-Jan-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Sci-fi cinema … Read the full press release