EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Yazaki Wiring Technologies

Yazaki Wiring Technologies

Geographic Location

Country: Slovakia
Region: Kosicky kraj; Vychodne Slovensko
Location of affected unit(s): Michalovce


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of electrical equipment
27 - Manufacture of electrical equipment
Number Employed: 1700

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 11-12-2006
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 01-03-2008
Planned Job Creation: 1700

Additional Information

Yazaki Wiring Technologies management decided to expand its business in Slovakia. The company will establish its next production plant in East Slovakian Michalovce, where it has been operating since mid 1990s. The current workforce will increase to around 3,400 employees. Aside from these direct new jobs, Yazaki provides several hundreds of jobs for its subcontractors (e.g. Jas-Elmont Snina, Tesla Stropkov), too.