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Peter Wisbeck, New IKEA Business Projects leader, visited FEZ Grodnoinvest

A meeting with IKEA delegation headed by Peter Wisbeck, new business projects leader, was held in the administration of FEZ Grodnoinvest on February 20. The delegation consisted of IKEA representative offices in Poland and Belarus.

The presentation of investment and industrial potential of  FEZ Grodnoinvest and its residents, the development of woodworking industry in Grodno region, successful examples of cooperation of FEZ Grodnoinvest and IKEA was presented during the meeting.

The companies Szynaka Mebel Bel and GABI-BEL have already become residents of FEZ. They will produce furniture and wood elements for IKEA. In December 2019 the conference "Doing Business with IKEA" was held in the premises of FEZ Grodnoinvest. Over 40 regional enterprises participated in it. In total, over 10 events were held last year with corporation representatives.

The Deputy Head of the administration of FEZ Grodnoinvest Dmitry Rozhkov pointed out the importance of the meeting and appreciated the high efficiency of mutual actions to develop cooperation between the business of Grodno region and IKEA, including within the program "Go Belarus".

The parties discussed future cooperation and promising projects not only in furniture industry, but also in relevant areas such as metalworking, logistics, packaging production. It is also worth noting that a few weeks earlier a company EUEcoPack was registered as a resident of FEZ Grodnoinvest with a packaging production investment project.