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Environmental Quality Management, Inc. is creating fifty jobs in the east

Author: USS Košice

Kosice, December 13, 2005 - The American company Environmental Quality Management, Inc. based in Cincinnati (Ohio) is coming to Slovakia. The Economic Development Center U. S. Steel Kosice, taking large credit for establishment further foreign firm in Kosice, introduces a new investor. The Slovak branch of the engineering company under the name EQ Engineers Slovakia is employing 50 people by the end of 2006 and it plans to enlarge the number of employees to ninety in the course of following five years.

Environmental Quality Management ranks among a hundred of the largest environmental and engineering companies in the USA. As expected, the Technical University Kosice should be a key source of technical talents for its subsidiary company in coming years.

The first client of EQ Engineers Slovakia will be U. S. Steel Kosice. The company will enlarge the base of customers by other manufacturing shops in Slovakia and also in all the Eastern Europe, including firms it has already been cooperating with in the USA. "The East Slovakia region provides excellent conditions for undertaking. The foreign capital inflow contributes to its development, thus we invite each new investor and are looking forward to cooperation with EQ Engineers Slovakia," U. S. Steel Kosice President David H. Lohr said. According to EQ Engineers Slovakia President Ronald Hawks "the opening of an operation in Kosice represents an opportunity to grow in Europe and to fill up needs of the quickly developing economy and investment expansion in this area."

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Further information:

Jan Baca
Director Public Affairs
U. S. Steel Kosice, s.r.o.
Tel.: +421 55 673 4476
Fax: +421 55 673 0330