German tire production company Continental AG in its factory in Puchov opened a new technology center. Event was also attended by Prime Minister Robert Fico. It is part of a billion-dollar investment program announced in 2011 by a division of tires and in expanding of research and development facilities and equipment in Puchov it invested € 7.5 million. According to a member of the Board of Continental AG and Division of Tires Director, Nikolai Setzer, in 2016 it is planned to increase the number of employees in the technology center by about 15% in order to meet the increased demand for technology in the global portfolio of tire division.
SOURCE: TASR, 4.11.2014
PROMA has developed for the construction of the Technology Centre for Continental, the architectural design, project for planning permission, realization project and interior design. It is a modern three-story building. It contains 53 offices and 10 meeting rooms with full sound system and video projection. “Skywalk” tunnel connects the newly built technology center with original old building.