Maillis factory poised to close


The factory of packaging company Maillis in the industrial zone of Alexandroupoli is likely to shut down, according to the president of the Evros Labor Center, Efstathios Aspiotis.

Aspiotis told regional media he had received information that owner HIG Luxembourg Holdings is preparing to shut down the plant, which has 59 employees, by February 2018.

The parent company considers the unit’s operation nonprofitable, Aspiotis said.