EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Nemak Czech Republic

Company/Organisation:
Nemak Czech Republic

Geographic Location

Country: Czechia
Region: Ustecky; Severozapad

Company

Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
29.3 - Manufacture of parts and accessories for motor vehicles
Group: Nemak

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 24-05-2005
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2015
Planned Job Creation: 1800

Additional Information

Mexican company Nemak, a global high-tech aluminium automotive component producer, one of the largest foreign investor operating in the Czech Republic since 2003 through its Czech subsidiary in Joseph, industrial zone of the city Most, has decided to expand its production capacity of aluminium cylinder head and block castings to 1,6 million a year and to employ more than 500 people by 2010. The company has already invested more than 2 billion CZK and plans a further investment of 7 billion CZK which is expected to create another employment opportunities for about 1,300 workers by 2015. However, the issue of building licence allowing the tenfold factory expansion is now being threatened because of discrepancies in documents enabled the company to set up a new plant on the grass field.