EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

AU Optronics

Company/Organisation:
AU Optronics

Geographic Location

Country: Slovakia
Region: Trenciansky kraj; Zapadne Slovensko
Location of affected unit(s): Trenčín

Company

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

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 28-06-2011
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 28-06-2011
Foreseen End Date: 30-06-2010
Planned Job Creation: 700

Additional Information

On 28 June 2011, Taiwanese company AU Optronics opened a new plant for the production of LCD components nearby Trenčín employing 700 workers. Another 600 jobs will be created by the end of 2013. Overall, about 2,000 new jobs are expected to be created by various subcontractors. The Slovak government will provide financial aid to the company amounting to almost 35 million euro.