Type
Business expansion
Country
Slovakia
Region
Vychodne Slovensko; Presovsky kraj;
Location of affected unit(s)
Petrovany
Sector
Manufacturing
Manufacture Of Rubber And Plastic Products And Other Non-Metallic Mineral Products
Manufacture Of Other Non-Metallic Mineral Products
23 - Manufacture of other non-metallic mineral products

100 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
18 October 2007
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date
31 December 2008

Description

Leier Baustoffe, an Austrian firm, is to create 100 new jobs in Petrovany with the development of a factory that will produce bricks. Production is scheduled to commence during 2008, and the new site will involve an investment of 650 million SKK. It is estimated that the new site will produce 160 million bricks per year. Although the unemployment rate in the region is 15 per cent, the firm has stated that it does not intend to apply for economic aid from the Slovak Government.


Sources

  • 18 October 2007: Hospod├írske noviny

Citation

Eurofound (2007), Leier Baustoffe, Business expansion in Slovakia, factsheet number 65955, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/65955.