EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Wistron

Company/Organisation:
Wistron

Geographic Location

Country: Czechia
Region: Jihomoravsky; Jihovychod
Location of affected unit(s): Brno

Company

Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products
26 - Manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products
Number Employed: 500

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 30-09-2010
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Foreseen End Date: 30-09-2011
Planned Job Creation: 1000

Additional Information

Wistron, an ICT products provider with headquarters in Taiwan, is to expand its Brno site, resulting in 1,000 new jobs by the end of September 2011. The Brno site is the company's only manufacturing facility in Europe and produces computers, monitors and TV sets. Currently, the factory employs 500 people.