Playmobil Malta Ltd. investing €30 million in expansion

Playmobil Malta Limited is embarking on a major expansion programme that involves the construction by Malta Industrial Parks Limited of a 16,000 sq.m. extension to the company’s present factory and an investment by the company of around €30 million over a three year period which will eventually lead to the creation of more than 200 new direct jobs.

The new investment was announced during a visit to Playmobil Malta Limited by the Hon. Prime Minister Dr Joseph Muscat and the Hon Chris Cardona, Minister for the Economy, Investment and Small Business accompanied by Malta Enterprise Chairman Dr. Mario Vella and Mr Mario Galea, CEO of Malta Industrial Parks Ltd.

Playmobil Malta Limited owned by Horst Brandstatter Holding GmbH, is one of the longest established manufacturing companies in Malta. The company which is engaged in the production of plastic toys set up operations in Malta during 1971 and today directly employs over 1,000 workers. Besides this Playmobil also has a number of dependent locally owned companies and enterprises that operate exclusively on a subcontracting basis, between them employing around 500 workers.