Czech companies introduced at NMW

The Czech Ministry of Industry and Trade will be introducing a number of Czech companies to Australian manufacturers on Stand 2115 during National Manufacturing Week.

The Czech Ministry of Industry and Trade will be introducing a number of Czech companies to Australian manufacturers on Stand 2115 during National Manufacturing Week.

“The Czech Republic has a long tradition of advanced engineering research and development,” said Jiri Janicek, Consul Commercial, Consulate General of the Czech Republic.

“I would like to invite visitors to NMW to come to our stand, where we can explore opportunities to work together in the areas of science, research and engineering development.”

Fifteen Czech companies will be represented at the Ministry’s stand, including:

• ZKL Group, which specialises in the research, development, production and testing of roller and special bearings

• Material & Metallurgical Research, which specialises in the research of iron, steel and secondary metallurgy; foundry technology; steel forging and steel rolling

• VUK-PB, which carries out applied research in the areas of new alloys, production technologies, material processing, and metallurgical products made from non-ferrous metals and their alloys

• VUTS Liberec Company, which focuses on the research and development of manufacturing equipment, with particular expertise in the textile industry

• Skoda Auto, which is one of the Czech Republic’s largest companies, and is well known for the development, manufacture and sale of Skoda cars and components.

Visitors to NMW are invited to attend an information session and cocktail party on Wednesday, May 13. The event, which will take place on the Ministry’s stand and will run from 3pm to 5pm, will feature Professor Václavík from the Czech Research Institute, who will talk about issues related to the transfer of technology. A representative from the ZKL Group will also deliver a presentation.

For further information:

Consulate General of the Czech Republic, 02 9581 0111 www.mzv.cz/sydney.

NMW – Reed Exhibitions, John Delpech, 02 9422 2568, www.nationalmanufacturingweek.com.au.