EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Leoni Autokabel Slowakia

Leoni Autokabel Slowakia

Geographic Location

Country: Slovakia
Region: Trenciansky kraj; Zapadne Slovensko
Location of affected unit(s): Ilava


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of electrical equipment
27 - Manufacture of electrical equipment
Group: Leoni

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 05-05-2004
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Planned Job Creation: 480

Additional Information

The German Leoni opened a new production unit in Ilava in May 2004. From September 2004 the unit will produce 860 cable packages per day for the BMW car producer. Leoni operates in Slovakia since 1992 and employs about 3,500 people in three subsidiaries in Trenčín, Trenčianska Teplá and Stará Turá. Almost all production is exported.