Mayor of Sombor Dušanka Golubović and Romano Rossi, owner and director of footwear company Progetti, signed on 16 January 2017 a contract on the sale of plots of 98 acres in the industrial zone of Sombor. On this plot Progetti will, by the end of 2017, build a new factory.
– Owner of the company has the intention to move its entire manufacturing and centre, in the near future, to our city. – said Golubović. Company owner Mr Rossi, thanked the mayors for their participation and support. – This will be the most modern factory in Serbia for the manufacture of footwear, and will be among the most modern factories in Europe. – said Rossi. The contract signing was attended by the consultant and procurator of the company Progetti Ljiljana Jovanović and City Council member for the area of international relations and cooperation with national and provincial authorities Goran Milić. Progetti has about 1,000 employees at its plants, and works with about 20 subcontractors – small factories from Vranje to Subotica, which provides work for another 1,500 people.