EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Slovenska industrija jekla

Slovenska industrija jekla

Geographic Location

Country: Slovenia
Region: Gorenjska; Slovenija
Location of affected unit(s): Jesenice


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of basic metals and fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment
24.52 - Casting of steel
Number Employed: 3126
Group: Slovenska industrija jekla

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 07-07-2016
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 07-07-2016
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2016
Planned Job Creation: 150

Additional Information

Slovenian Steel Industry (Slovenska industrija jekla, SIJ), the largest Slovenian metallurgist producer located in Jesenice (Gorenjska region) and owned by Russian corporation Koks, will create 150 new jobs by the end of this year. In a survey carried out by the Employment Service of Slovenia, the management revealed that SIJ will mostly employ new workers in steel production as a result of new investments. The company will provide training at the workplace for professions in shortage in the field of mechanical engineering, metallurgy, and electronics. In 2015 SIJ employed 3,126 people.