Internal restructuring
Dunantul; Kozep-Dunantul; Komarom-Esztergom
Location of affected unit(s)
Manufacture For Transport Equipment
Manufacture Of Motor Vehicles, Trailers And Semi-Trailers
29.3 - Manufacture of parts and accessories for motor vehicles

172 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
2 December 2008
Employment effect (start)
30 September 2008
Foreseen end date
15 December 2008


Borg Warner Turbo Systems cut 172 jobs in December 2008 due to difficulties arising from the global economical crisis affecting automotive industries worldwide. The company, which had steadily increased its workforce until September 2008, launched an immediate layoff scheme affecting 90 workers in the first place. In the second wave, the firm dismissed 42 of its employees in two steps and did not renew the contract of 40 temporary agency workers from December 2008.

The plant producing turbochargers for passenger cars, is based in Oroszlány, Northern Hungary, was established in 2001 and had employed 745 workers before layoffs started.

The Hungarian facility is a subsidiary of Borg Warner Inc., with headquarters in Auborn Hill, USA, a major supplier of the automotive industry producing fuel efficient engines and drive-trains.


  • 2 December 2008: Index
  • 4 December 2008: HR Portal


Eurofound (2008), Borg Warner, Internal restructuring in Hungary, factsheet number 67761, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/67761.