EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Koam Elektronic

Company/Organisation:
Koam Elektronic

Geographic Location

Country: Slovakia
Region: Bratislavsky kraj; Bratislavsky kraj
Location of affected unit(s): Sládkovičovo

Company

Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products
26 - Manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products
Number Employed: 270

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 13-05-2004
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Planned Job Creation: 230

Additional Information

The South Korean Koam Elektronic is one of the main component suppliers for Samsung Electronics Slovakia in Galanta. It operates near Sládkovičovo since April 2003 and plans to increase its production for the expanding Samsung. About 230 new jobs will be created before the end of 2004. Koam Elektronic wants to be a supplier also for new Kia Motors investment in Slovakia.