Business expansion
Location of affected unit(s)
Nyírbátor, Tatabánya
Wholesale Trade, Except Of Motor Vehicles And Motorcycles
Wholesale Of Household Goods
46.46 - Wholesale of pharmaceutical goods

1,000 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
16 November 2006
Employment effect (start)
21 September 2007
Foreseen end date


Coloplast Hungary, a subsidiary of the Danish manufacturer of medical and health care products, signed a contract in October 2006 with the Ministry of Economy and Transport with a view to establishing a new facility in Hungary as well as increasing capacity of its plant in Tatabánya in Komárom-Esztergom county. The company presented a plan to the government proposing an investment of about HUF 26 billion (EUR 100 million), for the construction of the new facility in Nyírbátor (in Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg county) as well as the creation of 1,000 new jobs (of which 600 jobs will be created at the Nyírbátor facility by spring 2009). The facility in Nyírbátor was opened in September 2007.

The company started its operations in Hungary in 2001 in Tatabánya and currently employ approximately 900. Recruitment and training started at the beginning of 2007 in rented buildings in Nyírbátor and Tatabánya plant.


  • 16 November 2006: Budapest Sun
  • 15 December 2006: Népszabadság
  • 21 September 2007: Budapest Business Journal
  • 24 September 2007: hrportal.hu


Eurofound (2006), Coloplast Hungary, Business expansion in Hungary, factsheet number 64646, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/64646.