News - Business but not only


The Cloth Hall - Sukiennice – one of symbols of Kraków has a chance to shine again. National Museum in Kraków, the owner of Sukiennice was awarded over 5 mln Euro for renovation and modernisation of Sukiennice from Norwegian Financial Mechanism.


Ireneusz Stolarski has been appointed as a Partner of the Baker & McKenzie Warsaw Office.


The Rezidor Hotel Group has been awarded the 2006 Owner-Friendly Innovation of the Year Award (OFI) by HOFTEL (Hotel Owners and Franchises Transatlantic and European League) at its annual conference in Helsinki, Finland.


Nørdre is the first brand of unique thermoactive clothing made from merino wool to be available in Poland. MerinoWool line is an excellent proposal even for the most demanding customers.


Sokolka Okna i Drzwi, the Polish window and door producer, wants to become no. 1 in Poland. The plan is to be achieved by acquisitions.


H&M the international retail giant has teamed up with Madonna to create a line of clothing and accessories: M by Madonna, that are scheduled to arrive in all stores around the world in March 2007.


Solbar Industries, an Israel-based soy proteins company, and Danish food ingredients supplier Danetto Food, have launched a joint venture in Poland, expanding their European presence.


AltoPartners is a new international network of independent search firms created in November 2006 as an alliance between three well-established groups:  Accord Group; Leaders Trust International and Oxygen Executive Search.




HK Ruokatalo Group and Sweden’s largest meat company Swedish Meats have agreed on a substantial arrangement in which HK Ruokatalo Group will acquire the entire business of Swedish Meats.


Finnish Trade Guild oraz Finpro ogłaszają kolejną edycję konkursu Fińska Firma Roku 2006 w Polsce.


The Regus Group (LSE: RGU), the world’s largest provider of outsourced workplaces, today announced the opening of its 4th and 5th business centres in Warsaw at the end of the year. After a 1st centre opened in the country in 1997, these openings will bring Regus’ network in Poland to five centres all located in Warsaw, one of the fastest developing cities in Europe.


Mmd expands into Eastern Europe markets. Operations in Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia joined Mmd 18 offices network. New offices are managed by Ian Herbison, to date Managing Director of Mmd Poland.  


Oy Pohjolan Liikenne Ab will acquire 50% of the shares of SP Transit Finland Ltd. A privately-owned Finnish family company, SP Transit Finland Ltd operates in forwarding and transports. Its main owner is Kuljetusliike K. Jokinen Oy.


SP Transit Poland Sp. z o.o. will build a New 6200 m2 Logistic Center in Trojany on Via Baltica.


ECCO Walkathon is about donating money with your feet and gathering impressions with your eyes. Danes were given the opportunity for the first time in 1999, when the first ECCO Walkathon was held in Warsaw.


In connection with the organisational changes in Danfoss Poland, as per 1st July 2006 Hans Viggaard has taken over the legal responsibility for Danfoss Sp. z o.o. activities, appointed to the position of Danfoss Sp. z o.o. President.


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