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Continental investing Sk2.2 billion in Zvolen

THE GERMAN producer of car components, Continental, will invest €56 million (Sk2.2 billion) within five years at a site in Zvolen, where it started building a brake components' plant on April 18, the TASR news agency wrote.

Continental is planning to start production in Zvolen later this year. It will eventually employ 510 people and produce 5 million components per year.

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