EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Zodiac Galleys Europe

Zodiac Galleys Europe

Geographic Location

Country: Czechia
Region: Plzensky; Jihozapad
Location of affected unit(s): Plzeň


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
30.3 - Manufacture of air and spacecraft and related machinery
Number Employed: 1000
Group: Zodiac Aerospace

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 12-07-2016
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 01-01-2017
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2017
Planned Job Creation: 200

Additional Information

Aviation equipment manufacturer Zodiac Galleys Europe is to expand its production and to create 200 new jobs in the Plzen site during 2017. The company, which currently employs around 1,000 people, is planning to make over 3,000 aircraft galleys for Airbus and a turnover of CZK 3bn (EUR 110.99mn USD 122.67mn) is expected for the for fiscal year 2016.
Zodiac Galleys Europe is part of the French Zodiac Aerospace and has been operating in the city of Plzen since 2001.

Worldwide, Zodiac Aerospace is located on 100 sites and employs 35,000 people.