August 18, 2008

Kofola Will Employ Tens of New Employees

Kofola (Czech Republic), soft drinks producer, will employ tens of new employees thanks to investments in its development and purchases of manufacturing technologies. Kofola plans to invest CEK 650 mil in 2008, CEK 190 mil of this sum in the Czech Republic. It will for example build a new manufacturing hall worth CEK 250 mil in its plant in Rajecka Lesna, Slovakia where it will employ 130 people. Kofola, the second largest soft drinks producer in the Czech Republic and Slovakia merger with the drinks producer Hoop (Poland) in 1H 2008. About 2,660 people work in the whole group Kofola in the middle of 2008 as compared with 1,370 employees in 2007. About 700 people work in the Czech Republic now.

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