EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

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


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
29.3 - Manufacture of parts and accessories for motor vehicles
Group: ZF Friedrichshafen AG

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 06-06-2019
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 06-06-2019
Planned Job Creation: 200

Additional Information

German car components producer ZF Friedrichshafen opened its next plant in the Punch Campus Industrial Park of Detva. In the first stage, the new plant is expected to create about 200 new jobs, to cover a total floor space of 11,000 mq, and to produce different components of the car chassis.  According to ZF manager, the plant in Detva is in line with the company's business strategy. In Slovakia, ZF operates since 1993 and has plants also in Trnava, Levice, Sahy and Komarno with a total number of 3,800 employees.