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Yanfeng Czechia Automotive Interior Systems

Yanfeng Czechia Automotive Interior Systems

Geographic Location

Country: Czechia
Location of affected unit(s): Žatec, Planá nad Lužnicí


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
29.3 - Manufacture of parts and accessories for motor vehicles
Group: Johnson Controls

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 24-05-2017
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 01-06-2017
Planned Job Creation: 588

Additional Information

Yanfeng Automotive Interiors (YFAI), which manufactures plastic and rubber products for the automotive industry, plans to expand the production of car interior systems in its plants in Žatec and Planá nad Lužnicí and to build a Lighthouse Centre for Europe and Africa in Planá nad Lužnicí. An investment of CZK 1.85 billion (EUR 70 million) will bring 588 new jobs, a significant part of which will be created for workers with university degrees and secondary school professions. The expected start date is June 2017.

In the Czech Republic, the multinational group Johnson Controls, which includes Yanfeng Czechia Automotive Interior Systems, has four manufacturing plants. At present, the company employs approximately 1,540 employees.

Globally, Yanfeng Automotive Interiors  operates in 18 countries and employs 33,000 people worldwide.