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The project was co-financed by the European Union from the European Regional Development Fund.

Project title: Improving the Competitiveness and Efficiency of the craft Ćuk Carpentry (Stolarija Ćuk)

Brief description of the project:  On 11 February 2017, the Ćuk Carpentry concluded a Grant Agreement with the Ministry of Economy, Entrepreneurship and Crafts and the Croatian Agency for SMEs, Innovations and Investments; for the purpose of implementation of the project „Improving the Competitiveness and Efficiency of the craft Ćuk Carpentry “, of the Agreement KK. The purpose of this projects is to introduce new information and communication technologies necessary to achieve the set goals of the company Ćuk Carpentry. The justification of the project is achieved by increasing the quality and optimizing business processes. The realization of this project shall help to shorten the duration of the process from the first contact with the buyer or the sales act to the delivery of the order to the buyer. This will generate a larger number of orders over a certain period, increase revenue and ultimately increase profits. Mid-term and long-term investments will generate job openings and improve the competitiveness of crafts, which will benefit not only the applicant but the environment as well.

Project goals: The general objective of the project is the development of micro, small and medium-sized entrepreneurs in areas with developmental particularities of the Republic of Croatia. The specific objectives of the project are to improve the competitiveness and efficiency of the manufacturing company Ćuk Carpentry through the improvement and acceleration of the entire process of sale and manufacture of products.

Expected project results:

  • creating new jobs: 8
  • sales revenue increased by 11,23%
  • sales revenue on foreign markets increased by 100%
  • saved jobs
  • greater security of data storage and protection
  • faster Internet connection
  • a larger number of computers
  • faster data processing
  • a more efficient business process with the help of new machine and software equipment

Total project value: HRK 485.169,99

Eligible costs: HRK 383.894,39

Amount co-financed by the EU: HRK 345.504,95

Project implementation period: December 2016. – July 2017.

Contact person for more information: Daniel Ćuk,;;   098/175-7295

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