EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Saar Gummi Czech (SGC)

Saar Gummi Czech (SGC)

Geographic Location

Country: Czechia
Region: Kralovehradecky; Severovychod
Location of affected unit(s): Velké Poříčí


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of rubber and plastics products, and other non-metallic mineral products
22 - Manufacture of rubber and plastic products
Group: Saar-Gummiwerk

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 11-01-2007
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 01-09-2000
Foreseen End Date: 11-01-2007
Planned Job Creation: 620

Additional Information

Saar Gummi Czech (SGC) is a subsidiary of the major German rubber company Saar-Gummiwerk, operating in the Czech Republic since 2000. In 2006, the company transferred some of its production units (sealing profiles and rubber moulding for automotive industry) from two German sites (Hannover and Wadern-Buschfeld) to the Czech site located in Velké Poříčí. The rapid production expansion over recent years has already created 620 jobs and the recruitment of new employees is still under way.