BUSINESS comparable only to aviation and nuclear industries (which are our customers, too). The third factor in our investment strategy is and has always been the creation of a logical unit interconnecting business and trade, providing our customers with full service from the production of large and heavy weldment to various types of drilling technology, from the production of precisely machined components and equipment assembled to the weldment to independence and self-sufficiency in deliveries of forged pieces and material for our production plants. Last but not least, we offer our clients various types and profiles of insulation for civil engineering and, from 2019, for industry, too. That is why we bought the companies Elfe (production of heavy weldments), V-Nass (production of machined parts and equipment), Triangolo (industrial forge) and Norasota (production of industrial insulation). Three of the companies are located in and employ people of the Moravian-Silesian Region; Triangolo is located in the Region of Zlín. Text: Ing. Petr Holica. Svaz průmyslu a dopravy ČR Foto: archiv Anacot Capital a.s.
You participate in a project of applied research with a university. What does innovation mean to you? It is the future. Innovation brings our businesses to production with high added value of our jobs, keeps Aus at a good position on the market, and improves our competitiveness. Innovation is also the only
Proces výroby výkovků ve společnosti TRIANGOLO spol. s r.o. Forging production process at Triangolo
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prospective response to the issues of a non-flexible and over-motivated labour market in the Czech Republic. Companies in your group focus on exports, mainly on global markets. What is your opinion on introducing the euro? I am one of those working in the real economy which differs from the one described in the manuals that most of our politicians seem to learn from. I believe that the euro should have been introduced in the Czech Republic long ago. Over 90 % of our production is exports. Over 80 % of total Czech export production heads to EU countries, most of which have the euro as their national currency, and use it in international business. Czech companies nowadays must seek and pay for banking products which cover the exchange rate risks, must be careful about “smart” decisions of the Czech National Bank (ČNB), and how ČNB might block the renewal of Czech industries like they did in 2013. We calculate with increasing costs Czech crown loans, which in 2018 were absolutely useless and have not brought anything positive to the Czech economy, and have not solved anything that ČNB wanted to (e.g. sinking the Czech crown), and I could easily add more and more examples. I am definitely pro-euro, and feel professionally and personally obliged to promote it. I am very grateful for the job which the Confederation of Industry of the Czech Republic does for the benefit of the Czech Republic in this matter.