Sipral is a medium-sized company. We employ about 150–170 people and keep a favorable balance of age and education on a long-term basis. Human resource management is based on a company strategy and is focused mainly on the support of corporate culture orientated on performance. Also work with talent, the motivation of employees and their satisfaction are important. We succeeded in getting grants for education from EU funds, the ESF in particular operational program Prague – Adaptability and Human resources and employment, which contributed to high qualifications and long-term professional development. Realization of the projects is to be achieved within the period 2010–2012.
At Sipral I must be creative,
come up with new systems used in fabrication.
And that´s what I like doing.
Honza (Master of the Project)
Sipral is an interesting world full of interesting people, nice colleagues...
Thanks to Sipral I got to see places I would otherwise never see.
Pavla (Project Manager)
I have been working here for more than 20 years and still enjoy it.
I keep inventing new technologies at Sipral.
Martin (Assembly Technologist)
Our company espoused a mission to create and provide values in the form of technically advanced, visually attractive and highly reliable products that form an integral part of the modern conveniences in human societies today. We hold our customers, business counterparts, employees and society in high esteem and conduct our business in accordance with generally accepted business ethics and principles. Implementing these principles forms an integral part of our business activities and helps cultivate good reputation of the company – SIPRAL a.s.
SIPRAL a.s. upholds the following values in all of its activities:
These company values represent the core of SIPRAL’s corporate identity.
business and work ethics
Each representative of SIPRAL a.s. – both employees and those authorized to represent the company – respects and adheres to valid legal regulations and generally accepted business ethics and principles. Each representative acting directly or indirectly on behalf of the company shall act so as to protect the company’s interests and its good reputation and to responsibly meet its obligations.
conflict of interest
SIPRAL a.s. does not permit any conflict of interests. Each representative of the company shall avoid any potential conflict between his/her own and the company’s interests. No company representatives shall ask for, take or provide any payment, personal gift or other personal benefit that could influence the company’s business transactions. Company representatives shall not conclude contracts with companies in which she/he holds a participating interest, holds a position in a statutory body and/or if these companies conduct business in the same areas as SIPRAL a.s. does.
trade secrets and confidential information
SIPRAL a.s. respects and adheres to the rules of protecting business secrets and confidential information. All confidential facts shall be conveyed to third parties only in compliance with effective legal regulations and internal company rules, and only via company representatives that are authorized to do so. The company forbids the use of confidential information for an individual’s benefit both within and outside the company. Each employee and company representative remains committed to preserve confidentiality even after his/her contract expires.
Confidential information includes:
The company esteems and respects the intellectual property of other individuals, copyrights and trademarks.
fair and open competition
SIPRAL a.s. respects and complies with principles of fair and open competition. Each company representative shall act so as to observe fair and open competition rules and/or prevent and avoid any situation in which these rules could be breached.
business transaction documentation
SIPRAL a.s. commits itself to conduct its business in a transparent way. All of the company’s transactions are documented in a full and easy-to-understand way in compliance with valid legal regulations and the company’s internal methodology. SIPRAL a.s. forbids any distortion or withholding of documents related to the company’s business activities and which must be submitted to the government authorities.
sponsoring and gifts
SIPRAL a.s. provides gifts, and engages in sponsoring activities, only in those instances where such actions do not influence the company’s business activities and do not breach the principles of fair and open competition. SIPRAL a.s. accepts only symbolic gifts that do not create an obligation of the company to the donor. SIPRAL makes no contributions to political parties or individual politicians.
SIPRAL a.s. values and respects its employees, and takes every measure to maintain their dignity and protect their health. The company ensures that its employees are kept informed, receive a fair salary and have the opportunity to develop their professional skills.
SIPRAL a.s. respects and observes the principle of fair opportunities and forbids any discrimination in the hiring of new employees, work performance and working conditions. The company rejects any discrimination based on sex, sexual preferences, race and ethnical origin, nationality, citizenship, social origin, language, age, health condition, religion and belief, family situation, political orientation and activity in political, employee and employer organizations. SIPRAL a.s. forbids all forms of harassment (including sexual harassment), humiliation and degradation of any employee’s dignity.
SIPRAL a.s. adheres strictly to occupational health and safety regulations. When performing any activity related to occupational health and safety, the company observes valid legal regulations, makes every effort to minimize risk and improves safety and hygienic conditions in the working environment.
SIPRAL a.s. advocates the principles of responsible citizenship and upholds its obligations related to public affairs and supports activities that improve society and public life. The company examines the safety and reliability of its products and technological processes, and strives to minimize risk related to its business activities. SIPRAL a.s. respects and observes environmental protection laws and makes every effort to minimize any adverse effects that its business activities could have on the environment.
obligatory character of the code of ethics and its possible breach
The company’s code of ethics expresses its policy that is obligatory for all company representatives. SIPRAL a.s considers the rules set down in the code of ethics to be extremely important, and expects each of its representatives to observe them. Any breach of the code of ethics can be considered a breach of work discipline rules and/or employment contract conditions that can result in grave consequences; in extremely serious cases, conduct going against the code of ethics may raise criminal liability. In order to protect the company’s good reputation, any breach of the code of ethics should be reported so that adequate measures may be taken to eliminate damage and prevent its repetition. Deliberate concealment of such a breach can be considered as being in conflict with the code of ethics.
If a representative has doubts about whether his/her conduct, or the conduct of another person, is in line with the code or faces an unusual situation, s/he shall contact his/her immediate supervisor, or, via this supervisor, the company’s responsible body (management), which shall decide on the specific measures that must be taken.
The management shall conduct themselves so as to present a model of moral and ethic qualities for the company’s employees and representatives. They shall also act as advisors and helpers in all matters related to ethic and moral principles and rules presented by this code of ethics. Managers are to explain the importance of the code of ethics and direct all company employees and representatives to observe them.
2018new office of Sipral Denmark, Filial af Sipral a.s., Tjekkiet
2017official opening of U Arena in Paris
2017storage area enlargement in our Logistics centre in Jirny
2017new head office of Sipral UK in the City of London
2016V Tower, Prague, project commenced
2016third part of the logistics centre in Jirny completed
2015Leopold Bareš's withdrawal and Radim Koštial's arrival as a new CEO
2014new branch in Denmark opened
2014Nine Elms Point project in London, U Arena in Paris and Amager Bakke in Coppenhagen acquired – total value of 1.7 bil. CZK
2013University of Sheffield project acquired
2011Main Point Karlín project completed; the winner of MIPIM Award 2012 for the best office building in the world
2009new branch in France
2009Foundation Louis Vuitton project in Paris acquired
2008production launched at the Logistics center in Jirny
2006Sipral UK Ltd., a subsidiary in the UK, founded
2005designing in 3D CAD system Solidworks
2005Sipral's own „Sample showroom“
2003first project in the UK executed
2001Sipral's first element façade successful testing in Taywood, London
2000international quality certificate ISO 9001
1999development, testing and certification of a disc-holder system of inner glass pane fixing
1997development, testing and certification of Sipral's own fire-resistant system of a roof structure
1996first project abroad executed (Check Point Charlie, Berlín)
1996Sipral's own factory completed; production commenced
1994transtion from hand designing to ACAD 10
1992first project (Traffic Constrol Centre, Hotel Forum, Prague)