Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

IN SHORT

Handtmann investing Sk1 bn in Kechnec

HANDTMANN, a German engineering firm, has announced plans to build a plant worth over Sk1 billion (€26.5 million) in the Kechnec industrial park in Eastern Slovakia. The Handtmann factory will create 360 new jobs, the Pravda daily wrote.

"We signed a preliminary agreement. State support for the investor must now be approved by the government," Kechnec Mayor Jozef Konkoly said.

According to Konkoly, Handtmann wants to launch production of gearbox casings and engine parts in September 2006. The plant will occupy three hectares in the local industrial park.

Handtmann also wants to cooperate with Getrag Ford Transmissions, a German-American company that is currently building a transmissions factory in Kechnec.

The processing of personal data is subject to our Privacy Policy and the Cookie Policy. Before submitting your e-mail address, please make sure to acquaint yourself with these documents.

Top stories

Touring wine cellars in Bratislava Photo

Nearly 30 wine cellars and wineries were opened in the boroughs of Rača, Nové Mesto, Vajnory and Devín during the first edition of Po Bratislavských Vínnych Pivniciach event.

Wine tasting in Pivnica u Štefana in Devín.

How to elect your mayor

When you live in a small village, you don't care about Bratislava. At home, everything is at stake.

Home (for a rest)

Returning from exile is a fine thing, but no one talks about how exhausting it is.

We want a decent Slovakia, people chanted in squares

On the eve of the Velvet Revolution anniversary, people protested in the thousands, calling for a decent Slovakia.

Bratislava protest November 16, 2018