EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

ZWL Slovakia

ZWL Slovakia

Geographic Location

Country: Slovakia
Region: Zilinsky kraj; Stredne Slovensko
Location of affected unit(s): Sučany


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of machinery and equipment n.e.c.
28.15 - Manufacture of bearings, gears, gearing and driving elements
Number Employed: 70

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 16-10-2012
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 01-05-2013
Planned Job Creation: 135

Additional Information

ZWL Slovakia, a subsidiary of the German Neue ZWL Zahnradwerk company, is expanding its plant in Sucany and it is to hire 135 new employees.

The company operates in Slovakia since 2008 and it produces parts and components for the automotive industry. The new extension of the production plant is being built in the industrial zone of Sučany-Martin. This investment will create 135 new jobs and it is expected to be fully operational by May 2013. According to the CEO, Jozef Pustay, the production capacity of the company will be increased by 200%.