Indjija: IGB Automotive opens a new factory

IGB Automotive will open a new factory in Indjija, on Tuesday, 24th January. The facility is worth 4.5 million EUR and will hire over 500 new workers. “We have also going to launch new products and implement new technology”, the company says.

IGB Automotive was founded by the German company I.G. Bauerhin GmbH in 2007, and is engaged in production of car seat heaters, steering wheel heaters, car seat occupancy sensors, cables for seat heaters and electrical control units.

The company’s investment in Serbia is the biggest foreign investment abroad based on the size of the opened facility and the number of employees. Globally, IGB Automotive has over 2,200 employees, and manufactures more than 20 million products annually.

The construction of the production facility in Indjija began in April 2016, and it was finished in December the same year. The facility spans 7,800 square metres. The official opening of the new factory will be attended by the Serbian Prime Minister, Aleksandar Vucic, the Vojvodinian Prime Minister, Igor Mirovic, the German Ambassador to Serbia, Mr. Axel Dittmann, General Manager of IGB Automotive COMP d.o.o. Indjija, Dalibor Beric, the co-owner of I.G.Bauerhin GmbH, Carsten Hilmer, and General Manager of Bauerhin Europe, Volker Prescher.

(eKapija, 20.01.2017)

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