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WITTE Automotive Bulgaria

WITTE Automotive Bulgaria

Geographic Location

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


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
29.32 - Manufacture of other parts and accessories for motor vehicles
Number Employed: 300
Group: WITTE Automotive

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 18-01-2016
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 30-12-2016
Planned Job Creation: 200

Additional Information

Witte Automotive Bulgaria, a subsidiary of German vehicle access systems manufacturer Witte Automotive, is to create 200 new jobs at its car parts plant in Ruse by the end of 2016. The plant already employs 300 people.  

Witte Automotive Bulgaria has been operating in the country since 2014. Main customers are Volkswagen, Ford, GM and Volvo.