ODV Electric will hire 1,000 people- realized new big investment

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The Government continues to fight for each new job. Today was signed Agreement with the company ODV Electric, which plans investment of 15 million euro and gradual employment of 1,000 people.



The big European production company from the automotive industry already exists as investment in Macedonia and Ohrid already employs more than 130 people.

By the end of this year, the number of employees will reach 150, and gradually will employ 1000 Macedonian citizens.

Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski said that the number of employees is very important, especially for the Struga, Ohrid and the surrounding settlements, and the new facility will be built in Struga.

– The Government of Republic of Macedonia and state institutions remain major partner of the leaders of this, and all other companies interested to invest in Macedonia. We remain committed to new investments, creating new jobs, creating excellent conditions for investment and creating favorable business climate, said the Prime Minister.


– The company produces various components for cars, and  its presence in Macedonia will further strengthen our image as a country of the automotive industry, added Gruevski.

Director of Technological Industrial Development Zones, Viktor Mizo, said that company officials met with him and Prime Minister during the Government’s road show in Stuttgart.

-Ten days later representatives of the company arrived in Macedonia and we went through technological and industrial zones to perform personally overview at the investment opportunities. In two weeks will start building new facility, and by mid-2016 is expected to have the facility operational and to begin with operations, said Mizo.

The heads of ODV Electric reviewed several countries as options for its new investment.

Among all of them, they chose Macedonia because, as indicated, Macedonian government representatives know what they expect and what investors need.

-Headed by Viktor Mizo throughout the process they provide supported and worked with us so we achieved results better than in any other country. The rapid onset of the work in existing facility and we were not offered with the plan to start in new location in any other country, said Ludwig Button, CEO of ENS Electric.

The Agreemnt for construction of the plant was signed today in Skopje by the company owners Christian Weiss and Andrea Matt, the CEO Ludwig Button and director of the Directorate for Technological Industrial Development Zones Viktor Mizo in the presence of Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski.