Type
Closure
Country
Slovakia
Region
Zapadne Slovensko; Trnavsky kraj;
Location of affected unit(s)
Voderady
Sector
Manufacturing
Manufacture Of Computer, Electrical Electronic And Optical Products
Manufacture Of Computer, Electronic And Optical Products
26 - Manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products

1,400 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
9 November 2011
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date
31 December 2011

Description

South Korean conglomerate Hansol closed its operations in Voderady leading to 1400 redundancies. All employees have been filed with redundancy notices.

Hansol, which used to be one of the main subcontractors of Samsung Company in Slovakia, produced display units for TVs and PC monitors. The closure is said to be related to decreasing customer demand for these products.


Sources

  • 9 November 2011: Hospod├írske noviny

Citation

Eurofound (2011), Hansol, Closure in Slovakia, factsheet number 72766, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/72766.