EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Slovenia
Region: Osrednjeslovenska; Slovenija
Location of affected unit(s): Vrhnika


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
29.31 - Manufacture of electrical and electronic equipment for motor vehicles
Number Employed: 600

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 31-03-2021
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 01-04-2021
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2021
Planned Job Creation: 70

Additional Information

Siliko, the Slovenian development supplier and manufacturer of technical products made of elastomers and thermoplastics, plans to hire 70 workers by the end of 2021.

New employments are due to new contracts with producers of electric and hybrid automobiles.

Currently, Siliko employs 600 workers in Slovenia, supplying the top automotive brands (BMW, Volvo and the Volkswagen group) and the home appliance industry. The company also intends to build a new plant in Sevnica, replacing the outdated one.