POWER #11

Welcome to the Czech Republic!

Find out more about the HELUKABEL subsidiary and the country

  • HELUKABEL Czech Republic was founded in 2002 and is located in the quiet town of Libušín, a 20-minute drive from Prague.
  • The 28 on-site employees work in sales, logistics and administration. Among them are two apprentices. The managing director is Stefan Meyer, a graduate of economics and Czech Republic expert.
  • The subsidiary serves approximately 800 customers across the Czech Republic and Slovakia in various sectors including mechanical and plant engineering, wholesale and apparel manufacturing.
  • The best-selling products are the JZ-500 control cable, TOPSERV servo cable and assemblies, as well as custom-made special cables.
  • •HELUKABEL CZ s.r.o. is, incidentally, the only HELUKABEL site idyllically situated in a forest.

FUN FACTS

When it comes to beer consumption, the Czechs are world champions.: On average they drink 138 liters a year (compared to 101 liters in Germany and just 48 in Spain). There are approximately 500 breweries in the Czech Republic, one for every 20,000 inhabitants. Beer accompanies the traditional Czech meal of roast pork, cabbage and dumplings.

Czechs are bookworms: the country is one of the world’s best when it comes to libraries, offering five for every 10,000 inhabitants.

Fairy-tale records surroundings: there are around 2,000 castles, forts and ruins in the Czech Republic – that’s significant in Europe. The Prague Castle is also listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the largest castle complex in the world.

Ice hockey is far more important than football in the Czech Republic. The country has won twelve world championship titles and an Olympic gold medal in the sport.

Ahoj is a common and colloquial greeting in the Czech Republic. It was “imported” by seamen in the 18th century, and is actually an old English sailor’s greeting that quickly spread throughout the country.