Family business book 2018

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Family business book 2018


Agitavit Solutions, d. o. o.

Fifteen years ago, husband and wife team Anka and Mišo Brus were looking to offer companies locally-based IT expertise. This led them to form their own company - Agitavit Solutions. Today they offer customers IT business solutions with a staff of 80 employees. In recent years the business has grown, while increasing its share of the German market and continually developing and promoting its own products. They are always searching for new opportunities by researching the potential of new discoveries in the information technology field. As of 2017, half a million in profits are proof that the company meets, or rather exceeds the expectations of their customers.

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Ciciban (Afit, d. o. o.)

The town of Miren in the Goriška region of Slovenia is famous for its over 100-year-old shoemaking tradition. From the very beginning, the family Petejan, who today specialize in the production of children’s shoes under the “Ciciban” brand, have been engaged in the shoemaking industry. Today, the third generation of the Petejan family is working in the family business, manufacturing over 600,000 pairs of children’s shoes a year. The three Petejan brothers agree that their business is a mission: when you are manufacturing children’s shoes or anything else that children will wear or use, you have an enormous amount of responsibility to make the product of very high quality and, in the case of footwear, as comfortable as possible.

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EY - Damatech, d. o. o.

Damatech, d. o. o.

A family-owned company such as Damatech could be described as steely. It is tough and strong, much like steel, which is the focus of their business. They specialize in marketing heat-treated steel for wearing parts, the tool industry and machine manufacturing. They see themselves as a top supplier of heat-treated steel solutions and provide services out to a 500 kilometer radius. Mateja and Darko Mikec founded the company together and ever since their growth has at times been so rapid that it saw their workforce expand from 18 in 2016 to 28 just a year later. Over the last six years they have invested €5 million in development, 80% of which came from their own capital, and for the past two years the company was included in the official selection for the Gazela award for the Gorenjska region.

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Logar trade, d. o. o.

Logar trade is a family company which commenced production of products related to beekeeping 40 years ago and today, they are among the finest producers of beekeeping equipment in Europe. They supply state-of-the-art, stainless steel beekeeping equipment, such as honey pourers, storage containers, cookers and accessories for melting and sterilizing wax, plus honeycomb uncapping containers, strainers and filters. Logar products are being used by amateur and professional beekeepers in more than 40 countries all over the world. The company puts a strong emphasis on quality, which is one of the main reasons for their success.

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Marmor Hotavlje, d. o. o.

Stone requires significant expertise and surgical precision to transform, capabilities which are only attained by masters of their craft. Such people are to be found in the family company Marmor Hotavlje, which was founded in 1948. By following a clear vision supported by hard work, Marmor Hotavlje has established itself as one of the world’s leading stone processing companies. Today, almost 130 employees are involved in the provision of comprehensive premium quality services – from the engineering team, technologists, architects and designers to the master stonemasons and other experts.

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Oblak Group, d. o. o.

Bogdan Oblak, owner and Director of the Oblak Group company, has entrepreneurial roots dating, remarkably, back to the 18th century, since when five generations of his family have worked as craftsmen and entrepreneurs in the Logatec area. The company’s core business, and main investment area in recent years, is a range of concrete products, including paving stones, used in landscaping. Additionally, they receive revenue from the wholesale of cosmetics. The entire group of companies generated €12.5 million of revenues last year. As much as 98% of the output is sold wholesale to traders. The family is striving to advance the company’s recognition and thus, they have embarked on the first phase of a €2.5 million investment to update the first of their production lines.

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Pivovarna Pelicon d.o.o.

The first bottle of craft beer from Ajdovščina-based brewery Pivovarna Pelicon appeared on the market five years ago. Only a year later, beer lovers voted it Slovenian brewery of the year, an award which was retained for the following two years. Last year their Pelicon Coffee Stout won a silver medal at the Beer World Championship in the Czech Republic. To round off the year’s success, both founders, 31-year-olds Matej Pelicon and Anita Lozar, received another prestigious award as Mladi podjetnik leta 2017 - young entrepreneur of the year. In 2015 they brewed a total of 60,000 liters of beer, a year later that number doubled and this past year it reached 150,000 liters.

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Polycom Škofja Loka, d.o.o.

The story of the Polycom family company is one of two brothers, Iztok and Igor Stanonik. With the generous financial and moral support of their parents, they decided to join forces in one company. The nature of their business and kinship of the brothers are embodied in the company name, where “Poly” refers to the material used and “com” represents the involvement of both brothers, as they are each other’s wingmen or “companions”. After 30 years, Polycom today operates at two production sites, in Poljane nad Škofjo Loko and Črnomelj, and has more than 270 employees. In 2017, they improved on their previous year’s revenue by almost by a quarter, to €31.2 million.

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Rigo d.o.o.

For nearly three decades, the Godnič family’s company Rigo, from Komen in the Kras region, has sold and repaired machinery for working with textiles and leather. Nine workers, employed in the parent company, now annually account for €4.5 million in revenue, while the whole Rigo group, also including Rigo International (Serbia) and Rigo Retex (FYR Macedonia), employs 20 people and each year generates an estimated €6 million. Their commitment to high quality and technical excellence has made them the only textile company in Slovenia to regularly win the Gazela prize. Since their machines are used by some of the world’s biggest fashion giants, they think of themselves as a crucial part of the fashion industry.

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TERA d. o. o., Tolmin

Spanning more than a quarter of a century, TERA Tolmin can boast a wealth of experience in the sale of technical thermoplastics and plastics processing equipment. The company is primarily engaged in the supply and resale of technical thermoplastics in their primary, granulate form. In addition, they supply spare parts and provide servicing and engineering services to manufacturers of equipment for processing plastics. The company has a portfolio of 400 domestic customers, all of which are major Slovenian companies, while abroad, their customer list contains over 100 firms. The company has 14 staff and achieved over €13 million of sales in 2017, of which 30% was accounted for by exports.

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Knjiga o družinskem podjetništvu 2018


Agitavit Solutions, d. o. o.

Želja podjetjem ponuditi domače znanje pri razvoju IT-rešitev je vodila do tega, da sta zakonca Anka in Mišo Brus na noge postavila podjetje Agitavit Solutions. Danes več kot 80 zaposlenih v podjetju z informacijsko tehnologijo strankam rešuje najrazličnejše poslovne izzive. V zadnjih letih še povečujejo rast in tržni delež na nemškem trgu, razvijajo in tržijo lastne produkte ter iščejo nove priložnosti z raziskovanjem potenciala novih informacijskih področij. Polmilijonski dobiček v letu 2017 je dokaz, da izpolnjujejo in presegajo pričakovanja strank.

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Ciciban (Afit, d. o. o.)

Miren na Goriškem je znan po več kot 100-letni čevljarski tradiciji. V čevljarstvo je že od samega začetka vpeta tudi družina Petejan, ki je danes specializirana za izdelavo otroških čevljev, poznanih pod blagovno znamko Ciciban. Danes se z izdelavo čevljev ukvarja že tretja generacija Petejanovih, pod okriljem katere podjetje vsako leto proizvede 600.000 parov otroških čevljev. Svojo dejavnost jemljejo kot poslanstvo – če delaš za otroka, pravijo trije bratje, imaš veliko odgovornost, da čevelj narediš kakovosten in udoben.

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Damatech, d. o. o.

Lahko bi rekli, da je družinsko podjetje Damatech jekleno – trdno in močno, tako kot jeklo, s katerim se ukvarjajo. So specialisti za trženje poboljšanih jekel za orodjarstvo, strojegradnjo in proizvodnjo obrabno obstojnih delov. Vidijo se kot najboljši dobavitelj rešitev za obdelavo in uporabo poboljšanih jekel v radiju petsto kilometrov. Mateja in Darko Mikec sta podjetje ustanovila skupaj in ves čas poslovanja rastejo hitro, skokovito. Leta 2016 je bilo v podjetju 18 zaposlenih, samo leto pozneje že 28. V zadnjih šestih letih so v razvoj investirali pet milijonov evrov, 80 odstotkov iz lastnih sredstev.

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Logar trade, d. o. o.

Družinsko podjetje Logar trade, ki se je s proizvodnja izdelkov, povezanih s čebelarstvom, začelo ukvarjati že pred štiridesetimi leti, danes sodi v sam vrh proizvajalcev čebelarske opreme v Evropi. Izdelujejo zelo kakovostno čebelarsko opremo iz nerjavečega jekla: točila za med, posode za shranjevanje medu, kuhalnike za topljenje voščin, pripomočke za steriliziranje voska, posode za odkrivanje satja, cedila ter filtre. Logarjeve izdelke uporabljajo ljubiteljski in profesionalni čebelarji v več kot 40-ih državah sveta. V podjetju dajejo velik poudarek kakovosti, ki je eden glavnih razlogov za uspešnost.

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Marmor Hotavlje, d. o. o.

Kamen zahteva odlično poznavanje in kirurško natančnost pri obdelavi, ki jo obvladajo le izurjeni mojstri. Te najdemo v družinskem podjetju Marmor Hotavlje, ki je nastalo leta 1948, ko so se povezale delavnice ob vznožju kamnoloma. Podjetje se je s pravo vizijo in trdim delom razvilo v eno od vodilnih podjetij za obdelavo kamna na svetu. Danes za izvajanje vrhunskih celostnih storitev skrbi skoraj 130 zaposlenih – od ekipe inženirjev, tehnologov, arhitektov, oblikovalcev do kamnoseških mojstrov in drugih strokovnjakov.

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Oblak Group, d. o. o.

Podjetniške korenine Bogdana Oblaka, lastnika in direktorja podjetja Oblak Group, segajo v 18. stoletje; logaški obrtniki oziroma podjetniki pa so že celih pet generacij. Program betonskih tlakovcev ter drugih betonskih izdelkov za urejanje vrtov in okolice je njihov paradni konj, v katerega zadnja leta največ investirajo. Del prihodkov pa ustvarijo z veleprodajo kozmetičnih izdelkov. Celotna skupina podjetij je lani ustvarila 12,5 milijona evrov prihodkov. Z veletrgovino ustvarijo 98 odstotkov svoje realizacije in ves čas gradijo na prepoznavnosti.

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Pivovarna Pelicon d.o.o.

Pred petimi leti je iz ajdovske Pivovarne Pelicon na trg prišla prva steklenica butičnega piva. Že leto pozneje so jih ljubitelji piva trikrat izglasovali za najboljšo slovensko pivovarno leta. Lani je njihovo pivo Pelicon Coffee Stout na svetovnem prvenstvu na Češkem prejelo srebrno medaljo med vsemi prispelimi pivi z vsega sveta, leto pa se je zaključilo s še enim uglednim priznanjem – 31-letna Matej Pelicon in Anita Lozar sta prejela naziv Mladi podjetnik leta 2017. Leta 2015 so zvarili 60 tisoč litrov, leto pozneje še enkrat več, lani pa kar 150 tisoč litrov piva.

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Polycom Škofja Loka, d.o.o.

Družinsko podjetje Polycom je podjetniška zgodba bratov, Iztoka in Igorja Stanonika. Ob nesebični finančni in moralni podpori staršev sta se po hitri rasti svojih espejev odločila za združitev v skupnem podjetju. Sodelovanje in povezanost bratov sta zapisana tudi v imenu podjetja, kjer “Poly” označuje material, ki ga uporabljajo, “com” pa pomeni bratsko vključenost, saj sta v podjetju “kompanjona”. Po dobrih 30 letih obstoja ima danes podjetje Polycom v dveh proizvodnih obratih, v Poljanah nad Škofjo Loko in Črnomlju, več kot 270 zaposlenih. Leta 2017 so v primerjavi z letom prej prihodke povečali za skoraj četrtino, na 31,2 milijona evrov.

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Rigo, d. o. o.

Družina Godnič iz Komna na Krasu je že skoraj tri desetletja vpeta v družinsko podjetje Rigo, ki prodaja ter servisira tekstilne in usnjarske stroje. 9 delavcev, zaposlenih v matičnem podjetju Rigo, ustvari 4,5 milijona evrov prihodkov na leto. Celotna skupina Rigo, ki vključuje še podjetji Rigo International (Srbija) in Rigo Retex (Makedonija), ustvari skupaj okoli 6 milijonov prihodkov ter zaposluje 20 ljudi. Zavezani h kakovosti in tehnični odličnosti so edino podjetje v tekstilni industriji, ki se redno uvršča na seznam prejemnikov slovenskih gazel. So del modne industrije, saj z njihovimi stroji ustvarjajo tudi največje svetovno znane modne hiše.

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TERA d. o. o., Tolmin

Podjetje TERA Tolmin se lahko pohvali s četrt stoletja bogato zakladnico izkušenj na področju prodaje tehničnih termoplastov in opreme za predelavo plastike. Podjetje se večinoma ukvarja z dobavljanjem tehničnih termoplastov v primarni obliki, to je granulatu, in njihovo nadaljnjo prodajo. V Sloveniji imajo 400 kupcev, med njimi skoraj vsa pomembna slovenska podjetja, v tujini panjihov seznam kupcev obsega več kot 100 podjetij. Družinsko podjetje ima 14 zaposlenih, lani so dosegli več kot 13 milijonov evrov realizacije in 30-odstotni izvoz.

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