EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Divani Slovakia

Company/Organisation:
Divani Slovakia

Geographic Location

Country: Slovakia
Region: Banskobystricky kraj; Stredne Slovensko
Location of affected unit(s): Poltár

Company

Sector: Manufacturing
Other manufacturing, and repair and installation of machinery and equipment
31 - Manufacture of furniture
Group: Divani

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 23-04-2004
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Planned Job Creation: 120

Additional Information

The Danish furniture producer Divani will build up a new production unit in Poltár. The region is hit by an unemployment rate of more than 27%. 120 employees could get job in the new production unit by the end of 2004. Later on, it is planned to increase the number of employees to 240. The company intends to export more than 90% of the new unit’s production to the Benelux and Scandinavian countries.