Business expansion
Vychodne Slovensko; Kosicky kraj;
Location of affected unit(s)
Manufacturing Of Furniture And Other Manufacturing
Other Manufacturing
32 - Other manufacturing

550 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
21 June 2005
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date
31 December 2006


On 11 May 2006 a Slovak Government representative signed the contract according to which the Government will provide state aid to the Unomedical Slovakia that in total amounts to SKK 136 million. The state aid represents almost 39% of the total Greenfield investment of Unomedical in Slovakia. Unomedical management decided to close two plants in Denmark and establish a new production plant in Slovakia. Investment € 8.8 million will be located in Michalovce industrial zone where German Siemens and Gronbach subsidiaries operate, too. On 1 June 2006 the production in the plant has officially started. According to the plant´s financial manager Sonny Lyngso, production will continue there also during the weekends during which the employees will get higher wages.


  • 2 June 2006: Hospodárske noviny
  • 21 June 2005: SME
  • 11 May 2006: Hospodárske noviny


Eurofound (2005), Unomedical Slovakia, Business expansion in Slovakia, factsheet number 61781, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/61781.