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Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabic visited NORMA Serbia

Maintal, Germany / Subotica, Serbia – July 6, 2018 – Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabic visited NORMA Serbia’s plant in Subotica, one of NORMA Group’s 27 production sites, on July 5, 2018, with other cabinet members from her government. The delegation’s visit coincided with celebrations of the first anniversary of the Brnabic government. The visit focused on NORMA Serbia’s development partnership and innovation. Supported by its own on-site test lab, NORMA Serbia has not only been setting standards in product development since the plant went into operation in 2011; the company has also established itself as an attractive employer in the region.

Thomas Kraus, Vice President EMEA EJT (Europe, Middle East, Africa - Engineered Joining Technology) at NORMA Group, welcomed the guests and said: “We are delighted and honored that NORMA Serbia has aroused the interest of the Serbian government of Prime Minister Brnabic. As an international market leader in engineered joining technology, we are considered an attractive employer in the region. Since NORMA Serbia opened, we have received a steady, high level of interest from qualified employees.”

NORMA Group’s value structure provides for solid, sustainable value development. That includes offering employees a safe, supportive working environment. Talented hires will find modern jobs and offers. NORMA Serbia employs 1,134 people, making it one of the largest employers in the region. The company supports cooperation with training centers as well as offering dual training. NORMA Serbia also actively cooperates with universities. Students can complete a 12-month internship, for instance. The site’s diversity is promoted and celebrated every year with “Diversity Day” – not just in Serbia, but throughout the company. NORMA Group signed the “Diversity Charter” in 2013, developing a model for diversity the following year.

NORMA Serbia is fully equipped for customers in the automotive sector. Well-trained local employees work every day on customer relationships. They support customers develop and validate innovative solutions. NORMA Serbia is equipped with one of the most modern test labs in the EMEA region. The lab benefits from sophisticated testing expertise. The test procedures at NORMA Group’s plants enable it to conduct highly complex tests on its own initiative.

Our 12 global test labs have the demanding task of ensuring first-class quality. We achieve the same high standards in quality and development testing from all over the world,” explained Thomas Kraus.

Sustainable, innovative joining technologies and product solutions are produced and tested on a production area of 9,000 square meters in the Subotica plant. The product portfolio ranges from urea system solutions and plastic fluid lines for fuel and oil transport to cooling water, tank ventilation and crankcase ventilation systems and connectors for fast and efficient assembly.

As a modern employer, NORMA Serbia makes a positive contribution to the economic and social progress of the Serbian region.

You can find photos and more information about the visit of the Serbian Prime Minister here.