EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Czech Republic
Region: Plzensky; Jihozapad
Location of affected unit(s): Stříbro


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of basic metals and fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment
25.92 - Manufacture of light metal packaging

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 13-01-2020
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 01-07-2020
Planned Job Creation: 160

Additional Information

Canpack, a beverage packaging company headquartered in Krakow (Poland), is to open a new plant with an investment of over €100 million in the city of Stříbro, where it will employ about 160 people in two or three shifts. The production of aluminium beverage cans will start in July 2020. The recruitment campaign is already underway, newly hired employees are trained in advance. In addition, the company offers competitive salary conditions.

The new plant will produce a billion cans a year. The production of aluminium beverage cans will be mainly intended for the Pilsner brewery.

Canpack Group is a global manufacturer of aluminium beverage cans, food packaging, glass bottles and metal closures, employing nearly 8,000 people in 19 countries.