Kromberg & Schubert plant opens in Bitola

Automation & RoboticsProjectsSouth-East European INDUSTRIAL Мarket - issue 1/2014

After a one-year construction and training of employees, a new Kromberg & Schubert plant was launched in the Bitola industrial zone Zabeni in Macedonia. The German company invested 20 million euro in the facility, opening 2,500 new jobs. Four operational units - cables, networks, plastic technology and mechatronics, will operate together in the new plant.

The Macedonian gorvernment stated for the media that it has done everything to develop the Zabeni industrial zone, in order to meet the investor’s requirements and needs. "The result of these activities was positive, since the company confirmed its interest in the competition of many countries, selecting Macedonia as the destination of their investment," Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski noted.

In his opinion the entry of Kromberg and Schubert in Macedonia is of great significance for the country’s regional and global exports and brings important benefits such as securing new jobs.

"The cooperation with Kromberg & Schubert represents a foundation for further strengthening of economic and political relations with Germany, which is one of Macedonia’s most significant partners. The company is well-respected at the world market, which is excellent for our country in being perceived as a favorable and attractive business destination.

That is why I believe the presence of Kromberg & Schubert will draw other similar companies to invest in Macedonia", underlined PM Gruevski, cited by local media.