EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Leoni Bulgaria

Leoni Bulgaria

Geographic Location

Country: Bulgaria
Region: Pleven; Severen tsentralen; Severna Bulgaria
Location of affected unit(s): Pleven


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
29.31 - Manufacture of electrical and electronic equipment for motor vehicles
Number Employed: 0
Group: Leoni Group

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 12-06-2018
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 31-12-2018
Foreseen End Date: 01-01-2020
Planned Job Creation: 2000

Additional Information

German automotive cable and wiring harness manufacturer Leoni is to open a new electric wiring plant in Pleven. The investment is worth some €32 million and is to create more than 2,000 jobs. The plant will begin operating by the end of this year and will work at full capacity by 2020 . The jobs will be created gradually throughout this period.