Neot Hovav Eco Industrial Park
The Industrial Park Neot Hovav is the main economic basis for of the Negev and is a unique model for sustainable industry in Israel. The park employs in a direct manner about 4,000 employees in 23 factories, it provides a living for extra 6,000 families in the Negev, and exports the value of 3 billion dollars per year. This comes in addition to the vast investments of the council, the factories and ministries in environmental issues.
The Park goes through a large development phase, including the development of infrastructure, public area, hiring more employees and the construction of a new entrance area, which will have a national visitor center displaying chemistry presentations, workshops and light industry and a public park in the entrance to the park.