EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Netherlands
Region: Twente; Overijssel; Oost-Nederland
Location of affected unit(s): Enschede


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of rubber and plastics products, and other non-metallic mineral products
22.11 - Manufacture of rubber tyres and tubes; retreading and rebuilding of rubber tyres
Number Employed: 1000
Group: Apollo Tyres (India)

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 31-05-2010
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Planned Job Creation: 100

Additional Information

Tyre manufacturer Vredestein announced that it will create 100 new jobs in Enschede in early 2011. The expansion is due to the introduction of the Apollo brand by its Indian mother company Apollo tyres in Europe.