Zeil: “This recruitment is a positive signal for Bavaria as a top high-tech location”
MUNICH As of July, the Dutch engineering services provider VIRO will be looking after its customers in the South of Germany from a new base in Munich. VIRO is moving into the Munich Technology Center (MTZ). Bavaria’s Minister of Economic Affairs, Martin Zeil, welcomes the company’s decision: “ I am very pleased at this recruitment. Technology-oriented companies like VIRO are securing the future viability of Bavaria and make an important contribution towards ensuring that Bavaria remains a leader in the field of business and technology in the future as well.”
VIRO’s new office in Munich will initially create some ten new jobs and continue to expand in the coming years. “The deciding factors persuading us to expand our branch office in Osnabrück into the south of Germany were proximity to our customers and market potential. Our customers include major companies like MAN, BMW, KraussMaffei, Mercedes and Dietz Maschinen- und Werkzeugbau. With our widely diversified range of competences in the fields of mechanical, automotive and product engineering, we provide services for industry that is represented in particular strength in Bavaria.”, explained Theo Wigger, managing director of VIRO.
VIRO is an internationally operating engineering company with a work force of some 550 employees. It has five branch offices in the Netherlands (Hengelo, Echt, Arnheim, Helmond and Schiedam) along with three sites in Germany (Kerpen, Osnabrück and in future also Munich). VIRO is actively engaged in a number of sectors, including among others the aerospace, automobile and automotive industries, as well as chemicals, energy and the pharmaceutical industry. The company can look back on a 45 year-old history.
Source: Invest in Bavaria