EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Czechia
Location of affected unit(s): Písek and Karviná


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
29.3 - Manufacture of parts and accessories for motor vehicles
Number Employed: 1000

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 08-05-2008
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2009
Planned Job Creation: 1000

Additional Information

Faurecia, a French automotive parts manufacturer, has announced the expansion of its Písek manufacturing site, currently employing 1000 people, and the creation of 700 new jobs there by the end of 2009. The company plans to invest EUR 20 million and create 300 new jobs at a new exhaust system plant in Karviná by end March 2009. Faurecia employs a total of 3,500 workers in the Czech Republic.