Lindab’sparent company, The Lindab Group, announced it is investing in a major manufacturing facility in Prague in the Czech Republic. This new plant will be producing sheet metal products for the company’s ventilation and profile business units, and also will serve the central and eastern European marketplace. Production is to begin in stages and is scheduled to be ready for full-scale production in 2004. The facility will have a footprint of 260,000 sq ft initially and will employ 300.