EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Slovenia
Region: Goriska; Slovenija
Location of affected unit(s): Idrija


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
29.32 - Manufacture of other parts and accessories for motor vehicles
Number Employed: 2550
Group: Hidria

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 09-09-2021
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 13-09-2021
Foreseen End Date: 30-06-2023
Planned Job Creation: 100

Additional Information

Hidria, a manufacturer of products and systems for the automotive, air conditioning, heating and cooling industries as well as electric hand tools, announced the employment of 100 workers in a new high-tech digitised centre in Spodnja Idrija. Following the conclusion of long-term contracts with world car manufacturers, Hidria is expanding its production capacities. The company will build a development centre and production facility where rotors and stators for electric and hybrid vehicles will be manufactured. The investment, worth €40 million, will give employment to 100 high-skilled workers. The centre will start production in mid-2023.

For previous restructuring cases of Hidria, see Hidria-SL-2019 and Hidria-SL-2016.