Work on the new production hall lasted two and a half years. The two ovens for producing 6,000 tons of waffles each year have been in operation since April 2016. Two additional ovens will be put into operation in 2017. Then 12,000 tons of waffles will be manufactured annually at the plant in East Tyrol in three shifts.
The new plant has created 70 new jobs in the region. The local employees will a willingness to work hard, the good water and climate were the decisive factors in the decision to locate in Austria, said Loacker President Ulrich Zuenelli.