The Levice-Gena industrial park near the town of Levice (Nitra region) will create more than 2,000 new jobs after all...The Levice-Gena industrial park near the town of Levice (Nitra region) will create more than 2,000 new jobs after all interested investors arrive, mayor of Levice Stefan Misak informed on Wednesday.
Investors have already occupied almost 45 hectares in the 50-hectare industrial park, added Misak.
Swedish company NEFAB Packing, the first investor to settle in the park, has already begun producing packaging equipment for the electrical-engineering and automobile industries. The company has invested SKK 300 million (EUR 7.8 million), and employs 115 people.
Dutch company LEAF, which occupies a leading position on the confectionery market, intends to launch production in August. It plans to employ 120 people in the first phase, and another 330 in the second.
Globo Eastern Europe, an Austrian-Slovak joint venture, which plans to employ 49 people, is still constructing a plant for producing lighting equipment.
The only Slovak investor – Slovintegra, in co-operation with a company called ADATO Energy, began construction in June of an electric-power generator based on the steam gas cycle. The investor plans to employ 30 people.
De Miclen, which was originally Slovak-owned, but changed hands in 2005 when the Italian SaFoSa Group became its new owner, will produce toothpaste, and plans to create 40 new jobs.
Italian SCANDOLARA, one of de Miclenes trading partners, will produce packaging for cosmetics and pharmaceutical products at the industrial park. The investor plans to employ 70 people.