EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Yazaki Bulgaria

Yazaki Bulgaria

Geographic Location

Country: Bulgaria
Region: Haskovo; Yuzhen tsentralen; Yuzhna Bulgaria
Location of affected unit(s): Dimitrovgrad


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
29.31 - Manufacture of electrical and electronic equipment for motor vehicles
Number Employed: 100
Group: Yazaki Corporation

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 31-07-2016
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 31-07-2016
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2016
Planned Job Creation: 300

Additional Information

Yazaki Bulgaria, the local subsidiary of Japanese car cabling systems manufacturer Yazaki, plans to create up to 300 new jobs in Dimitrovgrad by the end of 2016. Yazaki Bulgaria employs about 5,000 people in Bulgaria in other two factories, respectively in Sliven (1,300) and Yambol (3,700). Opened in 2015, the factory in Dimitrovgrad is the company's third plant in Bulgaria and it produces cabling systems for Mercedes Benz.