EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Bosch Romania

Company/Organisation:
Bosch Romania

Geographic Location

Country: Romania
Region: Cluj; Nord-Vest
Location of affected unit(s): Jucu

Company

Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
29.32 - Manufacture of other parts and accessories for motor vehicles
Number Employed: 1700
Group: Bosch

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 17-04-2014
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 17-04-2014
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2014
Planned Job Creation: 425

Additional Information

German global engineering and electronics group Bosch has announced that it will employ 425 people at a new research and production centre in Jucu, near Cluj. According to the sources, the company currently employs 325 people in the city of Cluj and this will increase to 750 by the end of the year.

The source reports that the new plant is the result of a greenfield investment of €77 million. According to the source, this factory will be part of the Automotive Electronics Division, dealing with electronic control units, semiconductors and sensors for the automotive industry and other fields.

The new plant is part of Bosch’s restructuring in Romania, which will increase its production in Europe. Bosch currently employs 1,700 people in Romania, in Bucharest, Blaj, Cluj and Timisoara. The ERM previously reported on restructuring at Bosch in Romania in 2012