The German company “Marquardt” opens factory in Veles, 600 new jobs

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The German company “Marquardt” today in the industrial zone Karaslari in Veles will open the newly built factory.


The investment is estimated at 35 million euro and with the opening of the factory is expected to employ about 600 people. The plant will produce automotive parts for top German brands such as Mercedes, Audi and BMW.

At the opening ceremony is announced the participation of representatives of the Government, the owner of Group Marquardt and Marquardt Director General of Macedonia Aicher Wolfgang.

In March, last year the German company decided to invest in Macedonia, and the first contact between the German investor and representatives of the Macedonian Government was established in 2008.

The decision to invest in Macedonia, as the company said, was made due to the skilled workforce and stable economic policy.

“Marquardt” was founded in 1925. So far has opened factories in several countries around the world, and the annual turnover of the company and 700 million euro.