EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Taipei Electronic

Company/Organisation:
Taipei Electronic

Geographic Location

Country: Czechia
Region: Ustecky; Severozapad
Location of affected unit(s): Havraň

Company

Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products
26 - Manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 14-03-2008
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Planned Job Creation: 3000

Additional Information

Taipei Electronic, a Taiwanese computer LCD screen manufacturer, has announced that it is to create up to 3,000 new jobs in the Joseph industrial zone (Havraň) near the city of Most with the development of a new plant. The foreign investor ensures that production will be launched within a year after obtaining the building permit. In a first phase, approximately 400 new jobs will be created. According to local labour office, the announcement of this project is very good news for the region with the highest unemployment rate in the Czech Republic. As of March 2008 there is no information on when employment at the new plant will commence and when the new jobs will be created by.