EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Toshiba

Company/Organisation:
Toshiba

Geographic Location

Country: Poland

Company

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

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 24-04-2009
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Planned Job Creation: 270

Additional Information

On 24 April 2009, Toshiba, the Japanese electronics group, announced that it is ending production of television sets at its factory in Plymouth, England (by late August 2009) and that these operations will be taken over by a new factory in Poland. 270 workers out of the 320 now employed in Plymouth will lose their jobs; the same number of staff will be hired at the new Polish plant, whose location is still unknown.