Business expansion
Vychodne Slovensko; Presovsky kraj;
Location of affected unit(s)
Manufacturing Of Machinery And Equipment
Manufacture Of Machinery And Equipment N.E.C.
28 - Manufacture of machinery and equipment n.e.c.

300 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
28 November 2006
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date
30 June 2008


Czech machinery company Unex decided to enter the Vihorlat Company in eastern Slovakia in Snina. High customer demand requires Unex to extend its production capacity. Unex's management leased the production facilities and technical equipments from Vihorlat Company where it plans to launch the production in spring 2007. Around 300 new jobs will be created there till the end of the next year. Unex will produce welded metal structures for cranes and heavy road machines for civil engineering there. Most of the production will be exported.

In total 130 employees were working in the Unex plant in Snina in September 2007. According to the available information, the number of jobs at the site will increase to 300 by the middle of 2008.


  • 28 November 2006: Hospod├írske noviny
  • 25 September 2007: Hospod├írske noviny


Eurofound (2006), Unex, Business expansion in Slovakia, factsheet number 64545, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/64545.