Fresenius Medical Care new factory opens in Serbia
Serbia’s Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic opened a new factory of Fresenius Medical Care in Vrsac Serbia, which specialises in the production of consumables for hemodialysis and which will employ about 1,150 workers. Vucic said that the investment of the German company is worth more than €16 million.
According to Vucic, the project includes 429 new jobs, while long-term plans of the factory predict that the number of employees will reach 1,150. He expressed the hope that the number of employees in the company will be even larger, and recalled that the construction deadlines have been fully respected.
The company will be fully integrated into the health system of Serbia and will supply not only the patients in Serbia, but the European market as well, said the Prime Minister.
With the opening of the new plant, the export will be doubled, he said noting that when operating in full capacity, it will produce equipment for more than 150,000 patients.
Vucic confirmed that the Serbian government will be focused on growth policy and the opening of new factories across the country, and announced that the official opening of the new hall of the Finnish company PKC in Smederevo.
The opening of the company FMC was attended by Minister of Health Zlatibor Loncar, CEO of Fresenius Medical Care Serbia Rajko Hrvacevic and senior vice president of the dialysis production sector Peter Palmkvist.