July 4, 2019
HatchTech celebrates opening of production facility in Ukraine
HatchTech celebrated the official opening of its new production facility in Baryshivka, nearby Kyiv, Ukraine.
This new facility has been constructed to support the continuous growth of HatchTech. At the new facility, incubation equipment and other equipment including HatchTravellers will be pre-assembled and manufactured.
The grand opening ceremony was attended by guests including the Governor of Baryshivka, District Mayor of Baryshivka, a member of the Dutch Embassy, Mr. Tjitze Meter, CEO of HatchTech and Yuriy Shutovskyy, CEO of HatchTech Ukraine. In addition, the entire HatchTech team of nearly 200 people witnessed the opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony by the HatchTech leadership team.
Mr. Meter said, "Working already for over 20 years with our team here in Ukraine, HatchTech Ukraine is a very strategic part of our business and I'm excited about the possibilities this new facility delivers. With this expansion we will be able to continue to support our customers all over the world and deliver the best incubation equipment available to help them deliver superior quality chicks. We are grateful to and proud of our team here that made this possible and thankful to the Ukraine government for their support in constructing this new facility."
HatchTech is one of the rising number of companies investing in Ukraine. The State Statistical Service of Ukraine points out that capital investment into the country's economy grow by 21.7% in the first quarter of 2019.