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Central region lands investors, jobs

MORE than 800 jobs and Sk3.2 billion (€80.5 million) are headed for central Slovakia, according to information published by the Economy Ministry.

Automotive suppliers Continental Teves will set up shop in Zvolen, and Johnson Controls will take its investment to the Lučenec area.

The German and German-US companies, respectively, intend to be fully operational by 2009.

Continental Teves plans to pour Sk2.2 billion (€55.5 million) into a manufacturing plant for brake system components and employ 510 people.

Johnson Controls intends to build a factory worth Sk1 billion (€25 million) that will manufacture seat covers and employ up to 340 people.

The information comes from a summary of business activities initiated by the Slovak Investment and Trade Development Agency (SARIO), the state-run news agency TASR has reported.

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