Business expansion
Alfod es Eszak; Eszak-Alfold; Hajdu-Bihar
Location of affected unit(s)
Manufacture For Transport Equipment
Manufacture Of Other Transport Equipment
30.30 - Manufacture of air and spacecraft and related machinery

151 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
30 January 2019
Employment effect (start)
30 January 2019
Foreseen end date


The new engineering and service centre of Diehl Aviation Hungary, a subsidiary of the Germany-based Diehl group, started operating in Debrecen. The new centre brings a total of 151 new jobs, 121 of which are highly qualified white-collar jobs. The centre started its operation with 60 employees, the recruitment process continues.

This is the first engineering and service centre of the Diehl group outside Germany. Its activity will focus on activies like support of purchase, client support, programme management and financial activities, in cooperation with the University of Debrecen. There is another Diehl Aviation site in Hungary, an aviation component manufacturing plant in the city of Nyírbátor.

The new centre is a result of an investment of €9 million, about one-third of which was provided by the Hungarian state.



Eurofound (2019), Diehl Aviation Hungary, Business expansion in Hungary, factsheet number 96620, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/96620.