Skopje, January 22, 2015/Independent Balkan News Agency
By Naser Pajaziti
American company KSS-Key Safety Systems, announced that next month, it will start the construction of a new plant in the free economic zone in Kercova, west of the country. This American investment has been promoted by the Macedonian government, which has declared that the arrival of this company will create 1 thousand new jobs.
PM Nikola Gruevski, accompanied by the head of the government agency for free economic zones, Viktor Mizo, has received the representatives of the US company, stressing that the institutions of the country are ready to meet all the necessary demands of this investing company.
KSS vice president for production, Jims Scarpa said that their project is moving forward. According to him, the first phase of recruitment has been finalized and that training is taking place in the company’s branch in Romania. “We’re looking for production professionals in the electronic industry domain, industry of automobiles and other materials. Until the end of 2016, we’re expecting to employ over 1 thousand people, but at the same time, we also expect positive results in our work here”, declared Scarpa.
Head of the directorate for free economic zones, Viktor Mizo declared that the implementation of the plan starts once the agreement with the new investment is signed. “Everything is ready and at the end of next month, this company will start production in the country”, declared Mizo.
KSS produces car airbags, security belts and electronic materials. This company has 34 plants in 12 countries of the world. /ibna/