Business expansion
Location of affected unit(s)
Žatec, Planá nad Lužnicí
Manufacture For Transport Equipment
Manufacture Of Motor Vehicles, Trailers And Semi-Trailers
29.3 - Manufacture of parts and accessories for motor vehicles

588 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
24 May 2017
Employment effect (start)
1 June 2017
Foreseen end date


Yanfeng Automotive Interiors (YFAI), which manufactures plastic and rubber products for the automotive industry, plans to expand the production of car interior systems in its plants in Žatec and Planá nad Lužnicí and to build a Lighthouse Centre for Europe and Africa in Planá nad Lužnicí. An investment of CZK 1.85 billion (EUR 70 million) will bring 588 new jobs, a significant part of which will be created for workers with university degrees and secondary school professions. The expected start date is June 2017.

In the Czech Republic, the multinational group Johnson Controls, which includes Yanfeng Czechia Automotive Interior Systems, has four manufacturing plants. At present, the company employs approximately 1,540 employees.

Globally, Yanfeng Automotive Interiors  operates in 18 countries and employs 33,000 people worldwide.


  • 24 May 2017: CzechInvest


Eurofound (2017), Yanfeng Czechia Automotive Interior Systems, Business expansion in Czechia, factsheet number 91057, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/91057.