EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Samsung Electronics Slovakia

Samsung Electronics Slovakia

Geographic Location

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


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products
26 - Manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products
Number Employed: 1100
Group: Samsung

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 13-05-2004
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Planned Job Creation: 1100

Additional Information

In June 2004, Samsung starts production of laser printers, satellite receivers and other communication equipments in its unit in Galanta. 1,100 employees will get a job there before the end of 2004. The new investment is a consequence of a relocation from Samsung plants in the UK and Spain. Samsung also intends to build in Galanta its Central European logistic centre.