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New Henkel Factory Opened in Georgia

The first factory of the world-famous German company Henkel in Caucasus producing adhesive dry mixture materials was opened in Georgia.

This is an additional indication of the fact that Georgia offers attractive business environment to the investors, – with these words the Prime Minister of Georgia Giorgi Kvirikashvili commenced opening of the plant of regional importance. He took part in the opening ceremony.

The head of the Government recalled his recent meeting with Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel during which the parties discussed the need of putting maximum efforts on establishing specific environment for the German business in Georgia.

“This will be an additional product – Made in Georgia – that will be a clear example of the German-Georgian economic cooperation.

Within the frames of Davos World Economic Forum two years ago we met the representatives of the top management of Henkel and discussed initiation of this project in Georgia, We have very ambitious plans of infrastructural modernization of Georgia. In this area, development of the construction sector will be particularly important and I consider that opening of this plant coincides with the starting point of progressing in this area,” – Prime Minister stated.

Director of Construction Materials of Henkel Zdenek Brich said “I would like to highlight an attractive investment environment supported by the Government of Georgia. We believe in Georgia and we believe in our common successful future. I believe that you and we will be proud of the fact that the modern technologies will be used to manufacture products in Georgia. Therefore, I would like to congratulate us and congratulate you – the citizens of Georgia, our customers. I would like to express particular gratitude to the Government and the Prime Minister of Georgia for his visit and support.”

Henkel factory under the brand of Ceresit manufactures more than 40 types of the cement based products, for the tile roof, waterproofing, floor covering and the external thermos isolation. The products are aimed at satisfying demands of Georgian, Transcaucasian and Central Asian markets.