Type
Business expansion
Country
Czechia
Region
Severovychod; Kralovehradecky;
Location of affected unit(s)
Trutnov
Sector
Manufacturing
Manufacturing Of Machinery And Equipment
Manufacture Of Machinery And Equipment N.E.C.
28.99 - Manufacture of other special-purpose machinery n.e.c.

210 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
27 November 2013
Employment effect (start)
1 January 2014
Foreseen end date
31 December 2014

Description

ABB, a leader in power and automation technologies, is to create up to 210 new jobs at Trutnov in 2014.

This results from a planned expansion of the Trutnov site where the firm produces protection and control systems of high and medium voltage substations.

ABB group is based in Switzerland. The company has been present in the Czech Republic since 1970 and today employs over 3,300 people in several plants across the country. Globally, ABB Group employs around 135,000 staff.

In 2012, ABB had already announced the creation of up to 400 jobs in its plant at Brno.


Sources

  • 27 November 2013: Hospod├írske noviny

Citation

Eurofound (2013), ABB, Business expansion in Czechia, factsheet number 76249, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/76249.