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The mayor of Leskovac Goran Cvetanovic PhD visited companies Autostop and Leskobags.

Accompanied by the owner of Autostop Panajotis Picikos and CEO of Leskobags Igor Rajkovic, he was familiarized with the production process of automobile interior for broader industrial production.

Autostop has been dealing with the production of car floor mats and car seat covers since 2013. Then there were 51 employees, today the number increased to 606. With the increase in the production capacity and the workforce, Autostop increased its export as well. In 2017 it amounted to 650.000 sets of mats and 32.000 seat covers, while the expected growth of export in 2018 is 15%.

Leskobags was formed in 2015 in Leskovac and it produces around a million of big bags which are exported on the market of Western Europe. In the beginning there were 14 workers, now there are 120, 50 new workers will be employed by the end of 2018.

“Companies, such as these two, which are constantly expanding, stand for one of the biggest supporting pillars of the economy of our city, which is the proof of our development. Besides, they are sending a positive message about our potentials to our future investors because this is a city stable and solid for investment.”

The owner of Autostop thanked the mayor and pointed out that he was happy because of the fact that his company belongs to a successful family – Leskovac.