EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Johnson Controls

Company/Organisation:
Johnson Controls

Geographic Location

Country: Slovakia
Region: Trenciansky kraj; Zapadne Slovensko
Location of affected unit(s): Trenčín

Company

Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
29.2 - Manufacture of bodies (coachwork) for motor vehicles; manufacture of trailers and semi-trailers

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 21-09-2004
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Planned Job Creation: 600

Additional Information

Johnson Controls operates in Slovakia since 1993 and from 1998 it produces car seats for Volkswagen Corporation. The company management decided to establish a research and development centre in Trenčín, where 60 engineers will find their job already in October 2004. It is planned to employ up to 600 employees there in the next years.