15. September 2016
Laying of the foundation stone for the VAUN factory in Sangerhausen
Laying of the foundation stone for the VAUN factory in Sangerhausen. The foundation stone has been laid for the new, state-of-the-art MIFA bicycle factory in Sangerhausen. The symbolic starting shot was fired last Friday at a festive ceremony with 150 invited guests. The first bikes should come off the production line as soon as January 2017. Making 1 million new bikes possible. The new production site will occupy a total area of 30,000 square metres. MIFA is investing a sum of almost 20 million EUR in the new building, which is located directly next to the A38 motorway.
André Schröder, Finance Minister for Sachsen-Anhalt, gave his personal congratulations. It was evidently a special joy for him to celebrate the building of a new bicycle factory in his home town. Dr. Sebastian Putz, Secretary of State in the Sachsen-Anhalt Ministry for Regional Development and Transport, Dr. Angelika Klein, District Administrator for Mansfeld-Südharz, and Mayor of Sangerhausen Ralf Poschmann also gave their congratulations.