METKA GROUP | ANNUAL REPORT 2012 - page 9

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“ The main manufacturing plant, located in Volos,
is one of the leading facilities of its kind in
Europe”
Defence
METKA has significantly developed its know-
how and capability for advanced manufactur-
ing projects in the defence sector over the past
two decades. Today, the company is interna-
tionally recognized as a reliable partner for the
industrial co-production of specialized defence
equipment.
Within this field, the company carries out co-
production and manufacturing sub-contracts
with leading international defence equipment
suppliers and has particular experience in the
areas of land defence systems, as well as sub-
marines.
Currently, METKA is carrying out two major
contracts to manufacture and export main as-
semblies of Patriot defence systems for inter-
national customers.
Industrial facilities
METKA’s industrial facilities, with ex-
perience of nearly half a century in
complex, high value-added manufac-
turing, produce equipment and com-
ponents used for energy production,
heavy industry, infrastructure and de-
fence applications.
METKA employs approximately 300
persons at its three main manufac-
turing operations in Greece and the
group’s manufacturing facilities oc-
cupy a total area of over 21 hectares.
The main manufacturing plant, lo-
cated in Volos, is one of the leading fa-
cilities of its kind in Europe, due to the
operational flexibility, state-of-the-art
equipment and ability to manage large
scale manufacturing activities.
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