EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Jonckheere Subcontracting

Jonckheere Subcontracting

Geographic Location

Country: Slovakia
Region: Kosicky kraj; Vychodne Slovensko
Location of affected unit(s): Košice


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of basic metals and fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment
25 - Manufacture of fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 05-10-2004
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 01-12-2005
Foreseen End Date: 31-01-2006
Planned Job Creation: 100

Additional Information

Belgian Jonckheere decided to buy VSS (East Slovakian Machinery Company) in Košice. The company will produce different metal products for companies operational in construction and transport. In the initial stage, the company will process the Belgian steel but the company management intends in a second phase to use the production of the nearby US Steel.