MOTOR JIKOV Strojírenská will supply one hundred MJ Compact 05 CNG refuelling appliances to the Belgium market within the next two years. The first five appliances were already delivered to Belgium at the end of last year. The company has been extending its capacities of CNG appliances assembly due to a new contract and is recruiting new employees.
“We’ve already had obligatory orders for other pieces for January and February and we’ve noticed the interest in small CNG refuelling appliances from abroad over the past several years and we’re pleased that Belgian motorists will save the environment as well as money by using our product. The main advantage of the MJ Compact 05 is its ability to enable cheap refuelling of compressed natural gas directly at home or in companies as well as enabling the use of CNG powered vehicles in places without access to public filling stations,“ said Miroslav Dvořák, the general director of MOTOR JIKOV Group.
“Our long-term Dutch partner won a tender opened by the important Belgium natural gas distributor EANDIS cvba in 2014 for delivering small CNG refuelling appliances for direct filling. We’ve become the general supplier for the contract after six months of negotiations,“ informed Jiří Slíva, the director of Special Machining and Production Division of MOTOR JIKOV Strojírenská. MOTOR JIKOV has been cooperating with the Dutch partner since 2011. “Besides cooperating in the area of selling the MJ Compact 05 refuelling appliances, we’ve also been working on other CNG development projects. Fourteen MJ Compact 05 refuelling appliances have been installed in Holland from 2012 to 2013. Last year the company entered the Belgium market, where it installed four of our MJ Compact 05 appliances,“ said Karol Suchár from the CNG Sales Department of MOTOR JIKOV Strojírenská.
In connection with the extension of CNG production, MOTOR JIKOV Strojírenská will recruit more employees for its factory in Soběslav. “His/her responsibility will include both easier and technically more difficult procedures of the appliances’ assembly process. We’re looking for manually and technically skilled people interested in working in a CNG team. We’re also looking for operators of rotary lathes, machining centres, a construction administrator and a quality person,“ informed Iva Fantyšová, the personal director of MOTOR JIKOV Group.