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Sylex gained from the American walk-off

An American investor – Molex brought fibre optic cable know-how and created a joint venture called Sylex, from which they then walked-off. Sylex later became a solely Slovak owned family company and despite losing a big American partner, it stayed healthy and plans enlargement of the manufacturing plant. (Full article available in Slovak language.)

Sylex will grow fast

Sylex, which develops and assembles optical cables, components and fibre optic subsystems is going to enlarge its manufacturing plant in Bratislava. (Full article available in Slovak language.)

CERN´s supplier from Slovakia will employ hundreds of people

Sylex, producer of fibre optic networks components plans to invest into new premises and employees. (Full article available in Slovak language.)

Unique automatized monitoring systems

Sylex is the leading Slovak producer of optical cables systems with its own research and development centre for fibre optic sensors and sensing systems. It offers solutions in automatized monitoring systems based on its own fibre optic sensors. These ensure the construction and geological security of buildings, proved by many projects throughout the whole world. (Full article available in Slovak language.)

SMAR 2013

Date: 9-11 September 2013
Location: Istanbul, Turkey
Participation: Exhibitor
Representatives: Peter Lowy and Andrej Tichy
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ECOC 2013

Date: 22-26 September 2013
Location: London, UK
Participation: Exhibitor
Representatives: Michal Goliaš and Juraj Šarišský
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12th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE UNDERGROUND CONSTRUCTION PRAGUE 2013

Date: 22–24 April 2013
Location: Prague, Czech Republic
Participation: Exhibitor
Representatives: Andrej Tichy and Branislav Pikus.
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Survey: How do you perceive enterprising in the USA

The US has their own standards, which are often different than European standards. European suppliers can enter the US market by offering not only the product but a whole package including quality, short lead times, technical support and customer service. (Full article available in Slovak language.)

We inherited only a single customer

The most difficult moment for Sylex was the beginning of 2004, when our key-partner Molex walked off and Sylex was left with only one customer. Fortunately our employees strongly supported the company so it could survive even these difficult times. (Full article available in Slovak language.)

We had to privatize the company

Sylex started as a Slovak-American joint venture. When the American partner Molex walked off, the Slovak partial owner bought the American share in the company and started to fight for a place in the market, where he was successful. (Full article available in Slovak language.)