EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Czechia
Region: Pardubicky; Severovychod
Location of affected unit(s): Ústí nad Orlicí


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of machinery and equipment n.e.c.
28.94 - Manufacture of machinery for textile, apparel and leather production
Number Employed: 500
Group: Rieter

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 28-05-2013
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 02-12-2013
Planned Job Creation: 100

Additional Information

Rieter, a Switzerland-based supplier for textile machinery and components, is to create more than 100 new jobs at its Czech site (Ústí nad Orlicí) in 2013 and 2014. The subsidiary, currently employing over 500 people, will provide purchasing, intelligent technology and communication for the entire Swiss Rieter Group and will take over part of the production from Switzerland. The company operates 18 manufacturing locations in 10 countries and employs a global workforce of some 4,700 people.