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Two automotive manufacturers choose Central Slovakia

TWO new automotive industry suppliers are coming to Slovakia. Continental Teves from Germany has chosen the city Zvolen and Johnson Controls, a German-US firm, will take its investment near the town of Lučenec, state run news agency TASR reported.

The information is part of a summary of the investment agency SARIO's activities published by the Economy Ministry.

Continental Teves plans to invest Sk2.2 billion (€55.5 million) into a plant for the manufacture of brake system components. The firm wants to employ 510 people by 2009.

Johnson Controls's planned factory, will produce car seat covers worth Sk1 billion (€25 million) and will employ up to 340.

Compiled by Martina Jurinová from press reports
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

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