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NYÍREGYHÁZA

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Industrial composition

In Nyíregyháza, the main pulling sectors are the plastics and rubber industries, yet, the machinery, paper, household appliances and automotive industries are also present in the city's economy, as are logistics, trade and financial services.

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Company development

2014
Lego factory

Lego factory

The new 122 thousand square meters factory of LEGO Manufacturing Ltd. was handed over, which is more than three times the size of the previous LEGO factory in Nyíregyháza. Within the framework of the HUF 60 billion investment, 250 new jobs were created.

2017
Construction of Révész logistics center

Construction of Révész logistics center

The largest logistics warehouse center in Eastern Hungary was handed over in Nyíregyháza. The construction of the hall of more than 50,000 square meters was implemented with an investment of HUF 9 billion, thus creating 85 new jobs.

2018
Installation of a new production line at ContiTech

Installation of a new production line at ContiTech

Capacity expansion and technological developments of HUF 6 billion were carried out at the Nyíregyháza site of ContiTech Magyarország Ltd. Thanks to this, 200 new jobs were created.

2019
Establishment of GOF Hungary plant

Establishment of GOF Hungary plant

Within the framework of the HUF 1.3 billion investment, GOF Hungary Ltd. built a gluten-free oat processing plant, thus creating 10 new jobs.

2019
Expansion of the Eissmann factory

Expansion of the Eissmann factory

As a result of the more than HUF 2 billion development, the production area of the German automotive supplier was expanded by 7,700 square meters, and  new machineries were purchased. Due to this, 140 new jobs were created.

2020
Expension of Hübner production capacity

Expension of Hübner production capacity

Hübner-H Rubber and Plastics Ltd. expanded its world-class technology-equipped automotive manufacturing factory in Nyíregyháza with an investment of approximately HUF 3.4 billion, creating 125 new jobs.

2020
Electrolux manufacturing technology development

Electrolux manufacturing technology development

Due to the largest volume investment of HUF 33.4 billion in the history of the Swedish Electrolux Group in Hungary, the company’s products will be made with the most modern technology in Nyíregyháza.

2020
Nyír-Lift Ltd. expands in the Nyíregyháza Industrial Park

Nyír-Lift Ltd. expands in the Nyíregyháza Industrial Park

Nyír-Lift Ltd. is building a 2500 m2 production hall in the Nyíregyháza Industrial Park at a net value of 748.7 million HUF. The investment is expected to create more than 50 new jobs within 4 years.

2021
Further growth of LEGO in Nyíregyháza

Further growth of LEGO in Nyíregyháza

The Danish manufacturer has announced a further 53 billion HUF value development, which will add 72 m2 to the factory in Nyíregyháza . The investment is expected to create 250 new jobs in addition to increased warehousing capacity.

2022
South Korean W-Scope opens its first European plant in Nyíregyháza

South Korean W-Scope opens its first European plant in Nyíregyháza

The South Korean manufacturer will create 1,200 new jobs as part of a HUF 290 billion investment in the electric car industry. This investment will also further increase the region’s influence in the growing electric car industry. The production is scheduled to start in 2024.

2022
First phase of LEGO factory expansion completed

First phase of LEGO factory expansion completed

The first phase of the capacity expansion of the LEGO factory in Nyíregyháza, which started in 2021, has been completed. The completion of the whole expansion is expected in 2023, which increasing the plant’s injection moulding capacity by 50 percent and packaging capacity by 25 percent. The new halls are planned to create 250 new jobs.

2022
Ground breaking ceremony in the Industrial Park of Nyíregyháza

Ground breaking ceremony in the Industrial Park of Nyíregyháza

The W-Scope held ground breaking ceremony related to its factory construction of Nyíregyháza. On the ceremony was attended Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó, who highlighted the steady growth of the Hungarian electric car industry, of which this investment is also take part. In his speech, W-Scope President Choi Won Kun noted the importance of environmentally friendly transport. The South Korean company wants to play a major role in this, and as a result W-Scope is now one of the largest manufacturers of separator films. As a result of the nearly HUF 300 billion big investment, the company construct its first factory in Europe in Nyíregyháza. According to plans the production will starts in 2024.

Education

Primary schools, vocational secondary schools, grammar schools

Modern educational infrastructure and quality education are available in Nyíregyháza. Educational institutions support language learning from an early age, so children can learn English in several kindergartens. There are several bilingual primary schools in the city where students study in English, German and French.

Professional training

There are 8 vocational training institutions of the Nyíregyháza Vocational Training Center in the city. In addition, 2 other vocational training institutions are under the supervision of the Ministry of Agriculture. In these institutions, nearly 8,000 students were able to choose from more than 50 professions. It offers more than 100 professional trainings that meet the needs of the local economy. It also places great emphasis on dual training and cooperation with partners. Students studying in membser institutions may, in the future, be a suitable skilled workforce for companies in the automotive, rubber and plastics industries, for example.

Universities

There are 3 higher education institutions in Nyíregyháza, the largest of which is the University of Nyíregyháza. The university, which consists of 12 institutions, currently has almost 4,000 students. These institutions offer more than 80 undergraduate and master’s degrees, including agricultural engineering, food engineering, economic informatics, and engineering informatics.

It operates dual training for many undergraduate courses, providing training at professionally qualified companies. In the case of dual training, the participating company also formally teaches the students during the training in a pre-determined way, closely related to the curriculum of the higher education institution. With the help of this training system, a new workforce of higher education can enter the world of work immediately, without any further trainings or additional financial expenditure.