Henkel opens new plant, PM expects more investments

(Tanjug)

Henkel opens new plant, PM expects more investments

KRUŠEVAC -- Henkel Serbia has launched on Tuesday a new production facility in the town of Kruševac, an investment worth EUR 21 million.

Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić opened the plant and invited German businesses to invest in Serbia.

"I am happy to see 220 new jobs created. I congratulate the workers who showed that they deserve the attention of German companies and demonstrated that they can work hard and successfully. II am convinced that next year we can hope for new investments and new jobs," the prime minister said.

Vučić said that he "promised the strongest possible support of the Serbian government and the city of Kruševac to the management of Henkel, noting that in return Serbia expects new investments."

The new Henkel factory, intended for the production of Bref household cleaning products, will hire 220 people and supply 22 markets in the region and across Europe.

The opening was attended by the Serbian prime minister, director of Henkel Serbia Vojkan Marić, and member of Henkel's Management Board Bruno Piacenza.

Piacenza said that the new factory, worth EUR 21 million, has solidified the company's leading position in Serbia, and stressed that Henkel intends to continue developing its business in the country through a combination of international expertise and local know-how.

Over the past 12 years, Henkel has invested EUR 160 million in three production facilities in Serbia, producing detergents, beauty care products, and adhesives, he specified.

"We have found a favorable environment. We have good cooperation with the government and the local authorities, and a quality workforce," said...

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