Business expansion
Vychodne Slovensko; Kosicky kraj;
Location of affected unit(s)
Spišská Nová Ves
Manufacturing Of Machinery And Equipment
Manufacture Of Machinery And Equipment N.E.C.
28.11 - Manufacture of engines and turbines, except aircraft, vehicle and cycle engines

300 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
15 March 2012
Employment effect (start)
1 April 2012
Foreseen end date
31 December 2012


The Brasilian Embraco Company, specialized in the manufacturing of compressors for the refrigerator industry, expands its business in Slovakia and is to create 300 new jobs in Spisska Nova Ves. In a first step 150 employees will be hired in April-May 2012. Another 150 will be hired until the end of 2012. An additional 160 jobs are expected to be created at the subcontractors.

The expansion is attributed to the launch of a new generation of home refrigerator compressors. The company invests about €13.5 million in the project, of which €6.5 million subsidies received from the Slovak government.


  • 15 March 2012: Pravda


Eurofound (2012), Embraco, Business expansion in Slovakia, factsheet number 73283, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/73283.