Greece’s Autostop and Germany’s Continental to open production facilities in Serbia

The Greek company Autostop Interiors plans to expand the production and open a new factory in Leskovac.

The company’s owner, Panagiotis Pitsikos, and general manager Igor Rajkovic talked about the investment plans with the mayor of Leskovac, Goran Cvetanovic, according to a press release by the local authorities.

In addition to branches in Ireland, Great Britain and Greece, Autostop will also open a factory in Leskovac with around 900 employees. They have been producing car floor mats in the town since 2013.

It is also added that, in addition to being successful, Autostop is also a socially responsible company, which has opened a nursery for its employees’ children on the premises.

Also, in early March, the German company Continental is opening a new factory that will produce automotive electronics parts in Novi Sad, worth EUR 140 million, which will create 500 new jobs.

The Government of the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina announced this after the meeting of the government’s president, Igor Mirovic, and the general manager of Continental Automotive for Serbia, Sasha Cioringa.

“Continental’s expansion in our country is a validation of the good business environment that our state has created, thereby becoming a leader in Southeast Europe thanks to its economic potentials and results,” Mirovic said

Cioringa stated that he was proud that the excellent results of the company’s Research and Development Centre in Novi Sad and added that it was an indicator that Serbia is a country where knowledge and science are dominant.

Continental Group was founded in 1871 in Germany and is one of the world leaders in the automotive industry.

(eKapija, 13.01.2021)

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