EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Akai Danmark

Company/Organisation:
Akai Danmark

Geographic Location

Country: Denmark
Region: Nordjyllands amt
Location of affected unit(s): Pandrup

Company

Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products
26 - Manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products
Group: The Grande Group

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 07-06-2006
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 01-08-2006
Planned Job Creation: 149

Additional Information

Akai Danmark, owned by the Hong Kong based The Grande Group, has started business in Denmark in the premises in Pandrup where Orion closed down in 2005. As Orion, Akai is a manufacturer of flat screen televisions. The plan is to hire 149 employees and start production in mid August. The new director expects that it might be necessary to hire another 100 employees shorly after production starts.