The Italian tire producer Pirelli will invest €105m to expand its Slatina factory. The 180,000 sqm factory area will grow to 200,000 sqm by 2017. The company also plans to add 500 new jobs to the local workforce. Once the expansion is completed, the Slatina factory will be Pirelli’s biggest production unit in the world, according to Maurizio Boiocchi, technical director of Pirelli Group.