Business expansion
Westösterreich; Oberösterreich; Innviertel
Location of affected unit(s)
Ried im Innkreis, St. Martin
Manufacture For Transport Equipment
Manufacture Of Other Transport Equipment
30.30 - Manufacture of air and spacecraft and related machinery

700 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
13 June 2017
Employment effect (start)
13 June 2017
Foreseen end date
31 December 2020


The Austrian aircraft supplier FACC announced it will invest between €70 and €100 million in new projects creating up to 700 jobs by the end of 2020. The company previously report expansion in 2016, after recovering from a cyber attack in 2015. The company was able to increase its turnover in 2016 and has hired 331 new employees over the last year. FACC reports a growth in demand from Airbus, Boeing and Embraer Business Jets. The business expansion is boosted by a new contract with the aircraft manufacturer Bombardier worth €100 million for the manufacturing of the wing-fuselage-cladding of the 'C-Series', requiring 50 new employees at the production site in St. Martin (Ried im Innkreis).

20-07-2018 Update:

FACC has has been awarded a contract from Airbus to manufacture the entrance area for the A320 fleet worth €230 million. To cover the growing demand FACC is implementing new technology and building a new production line, which is set to create 100 new jobs this year. These jobs are part of the overall 700 jobs that will be created by the end of 2020. 


  • 14 June 2017: OÖ Nachrichten
  • 19 June 2017: Die Presse
  • 19 June 2017: OÖ Nachrichten
  • 13 June 2017: Die Presse


Eurofound (2017), FACC, Business expansion in Austria, factsheet number 91357, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/91357.