CROSS Zlin, which develops and produces technology for transport infrastructure, raised turnover from 2016’s Kc381m to Kc515m last year, the company told CTK in a press release today.
After-tax profit grew from Kc18.8m to Kc26.3m, CTK has learned from the company’s annual report for 2017 published on justice.cz server.
Most of the production is exported to the EU but the Middle East, Asia and Latin America are also important export territories.
CROSS Zlin has installed hundreds of products in the Czech Republic, its exports target almost 50 countries.
“Meteorological stations are our main product, they enable monitoring of road weather. The company also offers smart traffic light control systems, automated parking systems and dynamic scales, for example,” said manager Libor Susil.
CROSS Zlin prepares a new product in the dynamic weighing system area. “We want to complete testing of a new type of road scales this year. They work with optic fibre technology. The system, built in the road surface, has a gate and cameras which automatically register overloaded lorries,” Susil said.
Besides production, CROSS Zlin has also own research and development. The company with a 25-year history has more than 130 employees.