Location of affected unit(s):
Ostrov u Stribra
Other manufacturing, and repair and installation of machinery and equipment
31.01 - Manufacture of office and shop furniture
Type of Restructuring:
Planned Job Creation:
Office furniture manufacturer Steelcase is to build a new factory in Ostrov u Stribra and to create up to 900 jobs in the second half of 2014. This is partly due to an offshoring initiative, shifting production from Germany to the Czech Republic.
Steelcase group is based in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and employs about 10,000 staff in 21 factories worldwide. The company is operating in Czech Republic since 1993.