Business expansion
Zapadne Slovensko; Trenciansky kraj;
Location of affected unit(s)
Manufacture Of Wood And Paper Materials
Manufacture Of Wood And Of Products Of Wood And Cork, Except Furniture; Manufacture Of Articles Of Straw And Plaiting Materials
16 - Manufacture of wood and of products of wood and cork, except furniture; manufacture of articles of straw and plaiting materials

300 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
18 October 2007
Employment effect (start)
1 March 2009
Foreseen end date


Velux, a Danish manufacture of roof-mounted windows, has announced that it is to create 250-300 new jobs in Partizánske. This business expansion will involve an investment of approximately SKK 1.3 billion. Production and employment at the site will commence in March 2009. A second phase of investment is planned in the future, but as of October 2007 there is no further information on the employment that this second round of investment will create. The building of the new site started on 13 Mach 2008. Velux management announced that 150-200 new jobs will be created by the end of 2009.


  • 12 March 2008: Hospodárske noviny
  • 17 October 2007: Pravda
  • 18 October 2007: Hospodárske noviny


Eurofound (2007), Velux, Business expansion in Slovakia, factsheet number 65951, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/65951.