Fashion House Materia, a producer of professional and high fashion garments, invested in a new multi-storey production building as well as in production equipment. The new building includes an elevator, a modern HVAC system and more light and space, which has improved the company’s H&S and increased employee motivation. Further investments were made in production equipment, improving the company’s product quality and with that its export capability. The investment was realized with a EU4Business-EBRD Credit Line loan. After successful project verification, the company received 15% of the loan amount as a grant cashback, funded under the EU4Business Initiative of the European Union.

Investment Details:

  • New 5-storey building with HVAC system and elevator
  • Cutting and sewing machines
  • Software
  • Ironing facilities

Loan & Grant Volume:

  • Total investment size: EUR 807,000
  • Loan amount: EUR 453,000
  • Grant amount (15%): EUR 68,000

EU Directives met:

  • Directive 2014/35/EU relating to electrical equipment designed for use within certain voltage limits,
  • Directive 2006/42/EC on machinery, and amending Directive 95/16/EC (recast),
  • Directive 2014/30/EU relating to electromagnetic compatibility (recast)
  • Regulation (EC) No 1005/2009 on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer (Text with EEA Relevance)
  • Health and Safety regulations