EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Flextronics International

Flextronics International

Geographic Location

Country: Hungary
Region: Zala; Nyugat-Dunantul; Dunantul
Location of affected unit(s): Zalaegerszeg


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of electrical equipment
27.9 - Manufacture of other electrical equipment
Number Employed: 9000
Group: Flextronics

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 12-09-2012
Planned Job Reductions min: 2200
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring
Foreseen End Date: 01-12-2012

Additional Information

In early September 2012, Flextronics International notified the local labour office about the planned dismissal of 600 employees at its site in Zalaegerszeg.

The company dismissed 1000 employees in Zalaegerszegin December 2011 and next 600 people in the spring 2012.

The company claims the internal restructuring measures are based on the information from the continuous market research. The representatives assured the company will follow all legal requirements, and try to offer positions to the dismissed employees at its other sites.

The Singapore-based Flextronics currently employs around 9000 employees at its sites in Budapest, Sárvár, Pécs, Tab and Zalaegerszeg.