The German company Kostal is a global leader in the supply of technologically advanced electronic, electromechanical, and mechatronic products for major industrial organizations. Kostal is present at 42 locations on 5 continents and counts a staff of over 18,000 people.

In December 2014, Germany’s Kostal announced plans for increasing its production capacity in Europe through an investment in Macedonia. The company began with a brownfield investment in October 2016, in former “EMO” in Ohrid, with production facility on 25.000 m2. The clients of “Kostal” are famous brands from automotive industry such BMW, Daimler, Porsche, Tesla, Rolls Royce, Bentley.

At the start of the 2018 calendar year, 221 people are employed and this number is expected to reach 1,000. In the future, a significant expansion of production and a total investment of €70 million is expected.