Business expansion
Severovychod; Liberecky;
Location of affected unit(s)
Nový Bor
Manufacture Of Rubber And Plastic Products And Other Non-Metallic Mineral Products
Manufacture Of Other Non-Metallic Mineral Products
23.1 - Manufacture of glass and glass products

150 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
23 January 2013
Employment effect (start)
1 January 2013
Foreseen end date
1 July 2014


Crystalex CZ, a Czech producer of household glass, is to create 150 new jobs by opening further manufacturing lines at Nový Bor site and increasing its production by 28% in 2013.

The new production should start in the middle of 2013. The recruitment was launched in early January and 30 new workers have already been offered a job. With the growth of volume of production the sales are increasing and they are expected to exceed 900 million this year and a billion next year. The company currently employs 540 full-time workers and about 100 agency workers.

The glass production recovery is good news for the region because the last four years the region faces a lack of jobs and high unemployment (12%). This was caused by the bankruptcy of the glassworks in 2008 and the recession that hit the automotive industry.


  • 23 January 2013: Lidové Noviny


Eurofound (2013), Crystalex CZ, Business expansion in Czechia, factsheet number 74801, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/74801.