Sklo Bohemia glassworks investment project

Sklo Bohemia, the biggest Czech producer of crystal and lead glass, launched operations of two new crystal glass production lines, thus completing an investment project worth CZK 250 million, as repor…

Sklo Bohemia, the biggest Czech producer of crystal and lead glass, launched operations of two new crystal glass production lines, thus completing an investment project worth CZK 250 million, as reported by the business weekly Euro, 11 July. The investment project, which was launched in 1999, resulted in a staff increase at Sklo Bohemia by 190 people to the current 1,740 employees. Sklo Bohemia showed sales of CZK 980 mln and a net profit of CZK 3 mln in 2000. Exports amounted to 88% of total sales, with the goods going mainly to the US, Spain, Great Britain and Australia. Sklo Bohemia“s main owner is Bohemia Crystalex Trading, which holds a 51.12% stake.