Mepisurfaces, a company that works with brands like Cartier or Dior, will invest around seven million euros in the construction of a new production unit. The announcement was made by the Mayor of Covilhã, Vítor Pereira, indicating that the new factory will be built from scratch in the Industrial Park of Tortosendo.
The licensing process has already started and the construction, “it is bound to start as quickly as possible, to create jobs, wealth and to attract residents to our region,” said Vítor Pereira to the Lusa agency.
Mepisurfaces already employs about 200 people, and this new investment will create 50 more jobs. The goal is to double the total number of employees in the medium term. Mepisurfaces is part of the Franco-Swiss group FM Industries Sycrillor, and dedicates itself to the manufacture of accessories and luxury products for brands such as Cartier, Tiffany, Montblanc, Louis Vuitton, Dior and Hermès.