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Highlights of 18/2011

Created: 8/29/2011
Author: Recorded by: Andy BILLINGHAM, Iveta FIALOVA
Category: 18/2011

Approaching customers with a new trade mark

U. S. Steel Kosice recently extended the portfolio of its own registered trade marks. Registration with the Office for Industrial Property of the Slovak Republic as well as with the International Office of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in Geneva has given us exclusive entitlement to use the combined registered trade mark U. S. Steel Europe in connection with the goods it has been registered for, in the following countries: Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Bosnia and Hercegovina, Bulgaria, France, Hungary, Germany, Poland, Romania, Slovenia, Serbia, Switzerland, Turkey and Great Britain. On the international level this trade mark became effective on the day the application was filed, i.e. February 9, 2011, and in Slovakia it came into effect from August of this year. The new addition extends the family of trade marks in Slovakia which customers use to identify our products. These include KORAD, KOHAL, KODUR and KOSMALT.

Students' summer internship ends today

Today sees the end of their two-month summer internship at U. S. Steel Kosice for more than forty university students. They greatly appreciate the experience they have gained by working in production operations and in specialist departments, as well as the skills they have acquired in the management training sessions. They made good use of all of these on Friday morning of last week, August 26, in the presentations of their case study reports. This session at the close of the internship was prepared, as has become customary, by the section of Vice President Human resources, this time in cooperation with subsidiary OBAL-SERVIS, a.s. Kosice. The students, divided into seven teams, thus tackled issues requiring solutions in a real company. That evening the internship participants met members of the Company management at the Training Center in Medzev.

Young designers at U. S. Steel Kosice for the ninth time

At the ninth edition of the international workshop named Metal Inspirations, which has been organized by the Department of Design of the Faculty of Arts, Technical University in Kosice, U. S. Steel Kosice and the Secondary School for Metallurgy in Kosice-Saca from August 22 to 31, 24 students of design met together with educators from colleges and universities from Germany, Hungary, Scotland, the Czech Republic and Slovakia. On Monday, August 22 they started with a presentation and plant tour of U. S. Steel Kosice. During the ten-day workshop they have been using scrap metal which should be transformed by their creativity into art objects expressing the themes "We support safety and a healthy environment" and "Welcome to Kosice". The exhibition of artworks presenting steel as a recyclable and multifunctional material will be open to the general public at the Slovak Technical Museum in Kosice from August 31 until October 2, 2011.

Memorial concert

A memorial concert by the name of Requiem, marking the anniversary of the September 11 attacks, will be taking place in the Palace of Art in Kosice on September 11, 2011. The State Philharmonic Orchestra directed by Donald L. Appert will be playing compositions by S. Barber, M. Doran and D. Appert, and Symphony no. 9 in e-minor From The New World by Antonin Dvořak. This concert is taking place under the auspices of the Embassy of the United States of America in Slovakia, and is sponsored by U. S. Steel Kosice.


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