Novi Sad Mayor , Mr. Miloš Vučević visited the manufacturing facility of the US-based Lear Company which began its operation in the premises of the Port of Novi Sad.

- I am happy that after Delphi Company, the additional world-renowned company in the automotive industry such as Lear Company has launched its first manufacturing facility in the premises of the Port of Novi Sad. Likewise, I am glad that Lear has encountered a good partner in the Port of Novi Sad, because it is important for all relevant stakeholders to give their fullest contribution to the implementation of this investment. The Company will implement the initial phase of its investment here, until the completion of the new factory in the in Work Zone “North 4”. It is also quite beneficial that 120 of mostly young people have already begun to work in the factory and that both the employer and the employees expressed their satisfaction in terms of the cooperative relationships - Mayor Vučević said.

During the visit of the Lear Company manufacturing facility at the Port of Novi Sad, it was additionally emphasized  that during this and next week another 60 workers will be hired, while by the end of the year, Lear will  hire a total of 800 people.  Moreover, after completion of the building intended for this Company, to be located in the Work Zone "North 4",  this US-based Company will achieve its full capacity in terms of employment  totaling 2,500 people.

Novi Sad, 21st April 2016