EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Yazaki Wiring Technologies Slovakia

Yazaki Wiring Technologies Slovakia

Geographic Location

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


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
29.3 - Manufacture of parts and accessories for motor vehicles
Number Employed: 1835
Group: Yazaki

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 29-05-2009
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Foreseen End Date: 31-08-2009
Planned Job Creation: 400

Additional Information

Yazaki has announced the creation of about 300-400 new jobs in Michalovce plant to produce wire harnesses for BMW. Business expansion is based on a new contract with the German motor company for the BMW 5 series off-road car. The announcement comes after recent job cuts of 165 workers.