Business expansion
Dunantul; Nyugat-Dunantul; Zala
Location of affected unit(s)
Manufacture Of Computer, Electrical Electronic And Optical Products
Manufacture Of Electrical Equipment
27 - Manufacture of electrical equipment

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


General Electric (GE) Energy Environmental Services has announced that it is to create 100 new jobs by opening a new plant in Nagykanizsa, (South-eastern Hungary) where the company’s European industrial filter production capacities will be centralised. The new unit will produce fabric-based filters used in various industrial appliances, primarily for reducing the emission of granular materials. The new plant will also serve as the company's European centre for the sector. At present Nagykanizsa hosts one of GE’s largest light source manufacturing units and logistics centres. As of December 2007, there is no information on when employment at new plant will commence and when the new jobs will be created by. The recrutiment process has already started. The posts are mainly for well-trained seamstresses (the company is to produce fabric-based filters).


  • 19 December 2007: Budapest Business Journal


Eurofound (2007), GE Energy Environmental Services, Business expansion in Hungary, factsheet number 66354, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/66354.