Set of Emotional Tools

Emotional Intelligence (EI) and its state and development in the company has been brought up in Fortaco this year. Fortaco’s top 25 managers were assessed by using the EQ-i2.0 inventory which measures emotional intelligence. As a result, they got…

Manufacturer Sans Frontières

Erik Gustafsson, Fortaco Wroclaw’s Sales Director, explains why running a hospital in Liberia is not so different than running a factory. “I did it for the adventure,” says Fortaco Wroclaw’s Sales Director Erik Gustafsson of his decision to…

Passionate to Push the Limits

Great things are accomplished with passion, and that passion is something, which can create great reflections around itself. At best, passions challenge us to develop persistence and commitment and help us to create our own, unique way to put…

One thing in the world is certain – the summer season is here!

The last 18 months have represented lots of unpredictable happenings, both in the world and in business. The Covid-19 pandemic, as we all know, has been and still is a black swan, which came as an unwanted surprise and changed the world and the way…

Two Journeys of Gruža

Aleksandar Djordjevic went from mergers and acquisitions to manufacturing. His factory went from making cannons to winches. On March 19, 2021, Fortaco Gruža in Serbia was born from the acquisition of Rapp Zastava by the Fortaco Group. What is now…

Deep Roots In a Heavy Business

Fortaco’s Narva business site has a long history with various products and ownerships. It was established in 1947 and 2013 acquired by Fortaco Group. Business Site Narva is the biggest unit in Fortaco Group, manufacturing high quality steel…

Emotional Intelligence and the Bottom Line

I think highly of myself. I feel I have something to contribute. I am aware of the impact of my mood on others. I make rash decision when I am emotional. I perform well under pressure. The way you react to statements like these shows a lot more…

What You Can Learn from Gelato

Enrico Scalzi, Fortaco Sales Manager in Holíč, Slovakia, sees gelato as a metaphor for flexibility and professionalism. Gelato, the frozen dessert of Italian origin, is generally made with a base of a few percent milk and sugar, its density setting…

Opportunities On Solid Experience

Marko Manninen, a foreman at Fortaco Kalajoki factory, needs no introduction. Known as a hardworking, responsible and straightforward person, he has worked at Fortaco for 22 years in various roles. Those roles contain positions in different…