German company B. Braun, one of the most important worldwide suppliers in the field of medical products, will kick off a new greenfield-type investment, which will include a perfusable solutions plant and the construction of a scientific research and development centre, and of a logistics centre respectively, reads a press release of the Ministry for Business Environment, Trade and Entrepreneurship, sent to Agerpres on Tuesday.
The announcement comes following the meeting that Alexandru Petrescu, the minister of resort, had on Monday with a delegation of the German company, continuing the series of meetings with representatives of foreign investors in Romania.
“At the ministry’s level, we built a single communication point for the business community and we come to you, as a solutions integrator for boosting and improving the investment level. As Minister for the Business Environment I am interested in a pragmatic, business-oriented approach and I believe that foreign investors are the representative ambassadors of the Romanian economy. You have all the institutional support for increasing your company’s investment level in Romania,” has declared Petrescu.
According to the source, during the meeting, the German company’s representatives expressed their intention to expand their business in Romania. Thus, in the next period, they will start a greenfield-type investment, which will involve the construction of perfusable solutions plant, the construction of a research and scientific development centre with specialized laboratories, as well as the construction of a new logistics centre.
The new investment is expected to be completed by 2020 and will generate about 250 new jobs.
B. Braun company operates in the field of medical devices, drugs and dialysis services with approximately 800 employees in Romania. The company also provides dialysis services in its own centres, it produces perfusable solutions and holds two operational centers. Braun Melsungen AG B. opened a company in Romania, in 1998, in Timisoara, having been encouraged by the success in Eastern European countries such as Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Slovakia, according to data posted on the company’s Internet website.