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ATM producer NCR breaks ground for campus in Serbia

Author Radomir Ralev
ATM producer NCR breaks ground for campus in Serbia Vucic and Hayford break ground for NCR campus in Belgrade; Source: Serbian President's Office

BELGRADE (Serbia), May 16 (SeeNews) - US automated teller machine (ATM) producer National Cash Register (NCR) has launched the construction of a $90 million (80.3 million euro) campus in Serbia's capital Belgrade, the Serbian government said.

The construction of the campus will be completed in 2021 and between 4,000 and 5,000 employees will work in it, the CEO of NCR, Michael Hayford, said during the groundbreaking ceremony of the campus on Tuesday, according to a statement by the Serbian government.

"I think it will be the most beautiful building we have in the world. It will be a great place to work," Hayford, said, according to a separate statement by the Serbian President's Office.

The Serbian government provided financing of 14 million euro to support the project, Serbian president Aleksandar Vucic said during the ceremony.

The building, with a footprint of 30,000 square metres, will represent the biggest campus of NCR in Europe, the Serbian government said.

NCR produces self-service kiosks, point-of-sale terminals, automated teller machines, check processing systems, barcode scanners, and business consumables.

($ = 0.8926 euro)