EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Yankee Candle Europe

Yankee Candle Europe

Geographic Location

Country: Czechia
Region: Ustecky; Severozapad
Location of affected unit(s): Most


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products
20.5 - Manufacture of other chemical products
Number Employed: 0
Group: Yankee Candle

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 29-06-2016
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 01-06-2017
Planned Job Creation: 300

Additional Information

US-based candle producer Yankee Candle Europe has announced to create between 300 to 400 new jobs starting early 2017 when the new plant is to be completed in the Joseph industrial zone near the city of Most.

The company focuses on the production of aroma candles, air fresheners for cars, aroma lamps, candlesticks and other accessories.