Construction is expected to begin in the first quarter of 2014.
TOMRA Sorting, a Slovakia-based company owned by Norwegian parent company TOMRA Systems ASA, creates sensor-based technologies for sorting, peeling and process analytics for the fresh and processed food industry. It will use the facility to assemble machinery for customers such as Pepsico, McCain, Wendt and Lamb Weston Boardman. When complete, the new facility will accommodate approximately 180 TOMRA employees.
In addition to the standard build out the facility will be equipped with a crane and tracks, two internal docks for side loading, additional skylights comprising 10 percent of the roof area, a compressed air distribution system, and an external canopy.
“We are delighted to support TOMRA’s growth through the delivery of a state-of-the-art production facility,” said Ben Bannatyne, managing director and regional head, Prologis Central & Eastern Europe. “By understanding their needs, we were able to put together a proposal which combines a prime location, tailored solutions, and a high quality fit and finish.”
Prologis Park Bratislava currently comprises of seven facilities totalling more than 208,000 square metres of distribution space. The new facility will increase the total leasable area at the park to 222,000 square metres.
Located 24 kilometres east of Bratislava city centre, two kilometres from Senec and 16 kilometres from the international airport, the park is ideally suited for domestic and international logistics operations. The site also provides direct access to the first exit on the D1 motorway (Bratislava – Zilina – Tatry) and the European Corridor 4 to Trnava.
Prologis is the leading provider of industrial space in Slovakia with three parks providing 430,000 square metres of distribution space in Bratislava (Senec), Galanta (Gan) and Nove Mesto as of September 30, 2013.
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