Business expansion
Alfod es Eszak; Eszak-Magyarorszag; Borsod-Abauj-Zemplen
Location of affected unit(s)
Manufacture Of Computer, Electrical Electronic And Optical Products
Manufacture Of Electrical Equipment
27.9 - Manufacture of other electrical equipment

600 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
16 December 2011
Employment effect (start)
16 December 2011
Foreseen end date
31 December 2013


Johnson Electric, provider of motors and motion components to the automotive industry, has enlarged its factory in Ózd and announced to increase the number of employees by 600 until 2013. Hiring has already started and will be running continuously.

The company has bought a new processing hall and is rebuilding it to enlarge its capacity. This development is seen as important for the region, which has the highest unemployment rate in Hungary.

Johnson Electric employs around 40,000 people worldwide and provides its motors and motion sub-systems as well as other products to the automotive, medical and manufacturing industry amongst others. Johnson Electric has been operating in Hungary since 2004 and is registered in Hatvan, Heves county.


  • 16 December 2011: Menedzsment Fórum
  • 16 January 2012: Népszabadság


Eurofound (2011), Johnson Electric Hungary, Business expansion in Hungary, factsheet number 72995, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/72995.