GOMEL, 2 February (BelTA) – Delcom40, a resident company of the free economic zone Gomel-Raton (FEZ Gomel-Raton) and a subsidiary of Com.40, a major Polish manufacturer of mattresses and upholstered furniture, have plans to set up a manufacturing facility in 2016, BelTA learned from the Gomel-Raton administration.
The factory's annual output is expected to average about 1.5 million furniture pieces and 4 million mattresses. The product lineup will feature a wide range of furniture components. Some 99% of the output will be exported.
The investment project will be implemented in stages over five years. Once the factory reaches its designed output capacity, it will employ more than 600 workers.
The Polish company has plans to make maximum use of its ties with Belarusian partners, first of all with the companies located in Gomel Oblast. This refers to supplies of timber and wood-base materials, metal and plastic materials, packing materials, furniture glue, woven and nonwoven fabrics.
The investment project will be presented at a conference to be held at the FEZ Gomel-Raton business center on 18 February. The event will be attended by potential suppliers of materials and components.
Com.40 is a major manufacturer of furniture and furniture components in Poland. The company closely cooperates with the world-renowned multinational company IKEA.
FEZ Gomel-Raton was established in 1998, in line with a presidential decree. Today it comprises the territory of eleven districts of Gomel Oblast. Around 80 enterprises from different countries already operate here enjoying the tax concessions and preferences. Residents of FEZ Gomel-Raton conduct export/import operations with 65 countries.More about Economy