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Slovenia Business Week no. 42/2004: Hrastnik Glassworks to Get New Plant

The plant, to be built by construction company Rudis, is to have four production lines and employ 200 people

In what is believed to be Slovenia's biggest business investment of this year, glass factory Steklarna Hrastnik has ordered a construction of a new plant for glass packaging material, worth of EUR 27m.

The plant, to be built by construction company Rudis, is to have four production lines and employ 200 people. It will be located in the industrial zone due to emerge shortly near Hrastnik, central Slovenia.

Promising to boast up-to-date technology, the facility is anticipated to produce around 30,000 tonnes of glass products per year, mostly earmarked for the markets of the EU and North America, according to the company.

The Hrastnik-based company mainly manufactures tableware glass products and special container glass.

Source: Slovene Press Agency STA

Author: STA