EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

ZKW Slovakia

ZKW Slovakia

Geographic Location

Country: Slovakia
Region: Nitriansky kraj; Zapadne Slovensko
Location of affected unit(s): Krušovce


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
29.3 - Manufacture of parts and accessories for motor vehicles
Number Employed: 105
Group: Zizala Lichtsysteme

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 03-11-2008
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2010
Planned Job Creation: 500

Additional Information

Krušovce-based ZKW Slovakia, a producer of motor vehicle lamps, has announced the creation of about 500 new jobs. According to ZKW CEO, Hubert Schuhleitner, the company will make this new investment in the Krušovce plant by the end of 2010 in spite of the global decline of the automotive industry. Currently, ZKW Slovakia has 105 employees at its production plant operating in Krušovce since June 2007.