EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

A&G Textile

Company/Organisation:
A&G Textile

Geographic Location

Country: Estonia
Region: Kirde-Eesti; Eesti

Company

Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of textiles, apparel, leather and related products
14.12 - Manufacture of workwear
Number Employed: 293
Group: Image Wear

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 17-08-2005
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Planned Job Creation: 100

Additional Information

Finnish workwear producer Image Wear is expanding its activities in Estonia. The affiliated company A&G Textile, which currently employs 293 people, is to open a new factory in Narva. The plant will start operating during autumn 2005 , employing 100 people. Management of the company states, that they want to increase their market share in Estonia from 20% up to 35%. At the moment, 85% of their production is going to the mother company.