Business expansion
Stredne Slovensko; Zilinsky kraj;
Location of affected unit(s)
Krásno nad Kysucou
Manufacturing Of Furniture And Other Manufacturing
Manufacture Of Furniture
31 - Manufacture of furniture

300 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
9 January 2007
Employment effect (start)
1 August 2007
Foreseen end date


Swedwood, furniture manufacturer, continues to expand its business in Slovakia. Besides its five production units already operating in the country, company management decided to build another plant in Northern Slovakia in Krásno nad Kysucou. Swedwood will invest around SKK 525 million in order to reconstruct the existing sawmill and produce wood elements for Swedwood factory in Závažná Poruba. In the second stage of the investment project wooden elements for the furniture industry and in the third stage furniture elements itself will be produced there. In total, around 300 employees would find their job there. The production is planned to start in July-August 2007. Local secondary vocational school of the wood industry will educate and train managers and craftsmen for all Swedwood production units operating in Slovakia.


  • 9 January 2007: SME


Eurofound (2007), Swedwood, Business expansion in Slovakia, factsheet number 64761, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/64761.