CONSTRUCTION of a new industrial plant by Zizala Lichtsysteme began in the industrial park in Krušovce near Topoľčany (Nitra region) on December 1.
The Austrian investor plans to produce light systems for the car industry and to create 120 jobs. Investment costs are to reach €11 million, and production should start in May next year.
Economy Minister Ľubomír Jahnátek, who helped lay the foundation stone, promised that the state would provide support to the company in the form of a tax break.
According to company representative Hubert Schuhleitner, Zizala Lichtsysteme is considering a gradual expansion of production in a further three stages over five years, creating up to 400 jobs.
At the moment, the company has plants in Austria and the Czech Republic.