EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Czechia
Location of affected unit(s): Jihlava and České Budějovice


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
29.3 - Manufacture of parts and accessories for motor vehicles
Number Employed: 9000

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 26-05-2008
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2010
Planned Job Creation: 1000

Additional Information

Bosch, a Germany-based company producing automotive parts, has announced the creation of 1,000 additional jobs by end 2010 with the expansion of its two Czech sites located in Jihlava and České Budějovice. At present, Robert Bosch, one of the biggest foreign investor in the Czech Republic, employs about 9,000 people.