He started with a turning lathe in a garage, and today, his machines conquer the world
The American dream is a vision according to which a man may achieve significant social rise and wealth by means of hard work and smart mind. Jakub Krofián has been living his American dream for eighteen years already. When he was twenty-five, he bought a lathe with money put by, and started to make spare parts to machines at home, in a garage. Today, he manages Krofian Company in Dobranov with 130 employees, the company being a pioneer in the field of automation, with a turnover of nearly half a billion Czech crowns.