EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Železiarne Podbrezová

Železiarne Podbrezová

Geographic Location

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


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of basic metals and fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment
24.2 - Manufacture of tubes, pipes, hollow profiles and related fittings, of steel
Number Employed: 3390

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 05-09-2010
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Foreseen End Date: 31-08-2010
Planned Job Creation: 410

Additional Information

In order to meet increased demand in the EU market for seamless pipes, Železiarne Podbrezova created 410 new jobs in June-August 2010. The Company re-hired about the same number of employees as it had dismissed during the economic crisis.