EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Johnson Controls - NTU

Johnson Controls - NTU

Geographic Location

Country: Slovenia
Region: Koroska; Slovenija
Location of affected unit(s): Slovenj Gradec


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
29.32 - Manufacture of other parts and accessories for motor vehicles
Number Employed: 700
Group: Johnson Controls

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 10-12-2013
Planned Job Reductions min: 95
Planned Job Reductions max: 95
Type of Restructuring: Offshoring/Delocalisation
Employment Effect Start: 01-01-2014
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2014

Additional Information

Johnson Controls-NTU, manufacturer of car seats and backrests, is to cut 95 staff at Slovenj Gradec (Koroska) in 2014.

This is due to decreased demand and increased labour costs in Slovenia. Large parts of the Slovenian production is to be offshored to Serbia.

The company is part of Johnson Controls group which is based in the US.