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Sensata Technologies Bulgaria

Sensata Technologies Bulgaria

Geographic Location

Country: Bulgaria
Region: Plovdiv; Yuzhen tsentralen; Yuzhna Bulgaria
Location of affected unit(s): Tsaratsovo


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

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 08-04-2016
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Foreseen End Date: 30-12-2017
Planned Job Creation: 1200

Additional Information

Global industrial technology company Sensata Technologies has announced the opening of a new manufacturing facility in Tsaratsovo near Plovdiv (Bulgaria). This business expansion will result in the creation of between 1,200 and 1,500 jobs. The new facility, which is the second largest of the group worldwide, will produce pressure sensors for a wide range of applications including the automotive industry.

The company also operates a business centre in Sofia and another plant producing temperature sensors in Botevgrad. The total workforce is of 1,850 people.

Reportedly Sensata Technologies has 19,000 employees worldwide.