Business expansion
Alfod es Eszak; Eszak-Alfold; Hajdu-Bihar
Location of affected unit(s)
Manufacture Of Chemicals And Pharamceuticals
Manufacture Of Basic Pharmaceutical Products And Pharmaceutical Preparations
21 - Manufacture of basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical preparations

415 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
17 March 2008
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date
31 December 2011


Teva Magyarország, the Hungarian subsidiary of Israeli-based Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., has announced that it is to create 415 new jobs by building a new manufacturing and packaging facility within the existing site at Debrecen currently employing 2000. The new factory is expected to be operational in 2011. The Minister of Economy, Csaba Kákosy, announced that the Hungarian government will provide a HUF 2 billion subsidy for the investment. The mayor of Debrecen, Lajos Kósa, stated that the local council decided to allow Teva to deduct some of the costs of the investment from its tax base for the Local Business Tax. As of March 2008, there is no information on when employment at the new plant will commence.


  • 17 March 2008: mfor.hu


Eurofound (2008), Teva Pharmaceutical Works, Business expansion in Hungary, factsheet number 66405, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/66405.