EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Witte Access Technology

Company/Organisation:
Witte Access Technology

Geographic Location

Country: Czechia
Region: Karlovarsky; Severozapad
Location of affected unit(s): Ostrov

Company

Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
29.3 - Manufacture of parts and accessories for motor vehicles
Number Employed: 0
Group: Witte Automotive

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 06-02-2016
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 31-03-2016
Foreseen End Date: 01-01-2018
Planned Job Creation: 500

Additional Information

Witte Access Technology, a company specialising in automotive engineering, is to employ 500 new workers by 2018 in a newly built plant in the Ostrov industrial zone. The production of locking and security systems will start in late March 2016. Over 200 people are expected to be employed there by the end of 2016.  

Witte Automotive, the second largest employer in the region, operates its main manufacturing plant in Nejdek with about 4,000 staff.