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Sauer-Danfoss continues to invest in Slovakia

SAUER-Danfoss, the mobile hydraulics maker that has a factory in Považská Bystrica in northwestern Slovakia, will continue with its investments in the region, the company announced on September 11.

Of the Sk300 million (€8 million) it plans to invest in its plant this year, the company has so far spent Sk100 million on hardening its furnaces, and expects to meet the investment target.

The planned investment should help the company increase its output this year to Sk3 billion.

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