Business expansion
Moravskoslezsko; Moravskoslezsky;
Location of affected unit(s)
Nový Jičín, Rychvald and Ostrava
Manufacture For Transport Equipment
Manufacture Of Motor Vehicles, Trailers And Semi-Trailers
29.32 - Manufacture of other parts and accessories for motor vehicles

200 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
3 September 2015
Employment effect (start)
1 October 2015
Foreseen end date
31 December 2016


Automotive lighting manufacturer Varroc Lighting Systems has announced the recruitment of 200 university educated technicians at its sites in Nový Jičín, Rychvald and Ostrava. One hundred new jobs will be added by the end of 2015 and the remaining 100 positions in 2016. The company with more than 2,300 employees ranks among the major employers in the Moravian-Silesian Region and the Czech Republic. Varroc Lighting Systems is registered in the Netherlands, headquartered in Plymouth, Michigan, USA, and operates in Asia, Europe and North America, with nearly 5000 employees worldwide. The Varroc Group completed the acquisition of the global lighting division of Visteon Corporation on the 1st of August 2012 and now brands itself as Varroc Lighting Systems.


  • 3 September 2015: Hospodárske noviny


Eurofound (2015), Varroc Lighting Systems, Business expansion in Czechia, factsheet number 84720, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/84720.