EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Slovakia
Region: Banskobystricky kraj; Stredne Slovensko
Location of affected unit(s): Krupina


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of machinery and equipment n.e.c.
28 - Manufacture of machinery and equipment n.e.c.

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 26-02-2008
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 01-12-2008
Planned Job Creation: 120

Additional Information

Wittur, an Austrian engineering company, is going to expand it business to Slovakia and create about 120 jobs. Wittur management decided to establish its subsidiary in Krupina investing about € 4 million for a new plant producing components to lifts and escalators. The construction of the plant, covering about 38,000 square meters, will start in April 2008 and its completion is planned for November 2008.