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Taiwanese LCD company opens its first factory in Slovakia

AU Optronic, a large Taiwanese company and one of the biggest investors to come to Slovakia over the past few years, is now ready to launch production here later this month, the mayor of Trenčín, Richard Rybníček, said on June 14, as reported by TASR. AU Optronics is the world's third-largest producer of liquid-crystal monitors and built its plant to produce LCD modules in Trenčín's industrial zone. The opening ceremony will take place on June 28.

AU Optronic, a large Taiwanese company and one of the biggest investors to come to Slovakia over the past few years, is now ready to launch production here later this month, the mayor of Trenčín, Richard Rybníček, said on June 14, as reported by TASR.

AU Optronics is the world's third-largest producer of liquid-crystal monitors and built its plant to produce LCD modules in Trenčín's industrial zone. The opening ceremony will take place on June 28.

The company is expected to create 1,300 direct new jobs along with 2,000 indirect jobs by the end of 2013 with an investment amounting to €191.3 million over the next three years.

Rybníček added that that the town will also benefit in the areas of culture and education from the company’s presence.

Source: TASR

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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