German investor comes to Trenčín

THE GERMAN firm Hella will build two facilities for making auto headlights in west Slovakia's Trenčín region, investing 35 million euro and employing 390 people. Production is to begin in April 2003.

Hella Slovakia boss Martin Hirsch said the firm had decided to add the Slovak site to its existing Czech plant in order to "spread the possible risk" throughout the region.

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