Business expansion
Location of affected unit(s)
Manufacturing Of Machinery And Equipment
Manufacture Of Machinery And Equipment N.E.C.
28 - Manufacture of machinery and equipment n.e.c.

500 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
22 July 2011
Employment effect (start)
1 August 2011
Foreseen end date


The German machine tool manufacturer Trumpf is looking to hire 500 new employees worldwide. The group needs engineers, technicians and software developers, among others.

Trumpf is looking back on an excellent 2010-2011 fiscal year, increasing its sales by 51 percent. This brings the earnings of the company back on par with the earnings posted before the financial crisis. The company expects more growth to come. It has increased its number of employees to 8,550 on top of which it expects to hire another 500 employees worldwide.

Trumpf has production plants in Germany, Austria, China, Czech Republic, France, Great Britain, Japan, Mexico, Poland, Switzerland and the USA. Moreover, it has subsidiaries and branch offices in almost every European country, in North and South America and in Asia. The company is in the process of doubling its production capacity in China.


  • 22 July 2011: Trumpf
  • 19 October 2011: Trumpf


Eurofound (2011), Trumpf, Business expansion in World, factsheet number 72712, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/72712.