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SWEP begins Slovakia plant expansion

Breaking ground (left to right): General manager Robert Dzurilla, quality manager Jana Sallaiova and engineering manager Stanislav Kodus.

SWEDEN: Heat exchanger manufacturer SWEP has broken ground on an expansion of its plant in in Košice, Slovakia.

This, the third phase in SWEP’s expansion plans, will add another 3000m2 to the Slovakian factory it established in 2005.

Plans were announced at the beginning of last year to expand the SWEP plants in Landskrona, Sweden, and Kosice, Slovakia, in order to meet increasing market demand in EMEA. During summer 2020, new production equipment was installed in the Swedish plant and all production lines were optimised. In addition, 500m2 of new office space was also added.

Expansion to the Košice factory commenced at the end of April. The expansion will provide increased press and furnace capacity. It is expected to be fully operational by early summer 2022.

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