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Yazaki Systems Automotive

Yazaki Systems Automotive

Geographic Location

Country: Romania
Region: Prahova; Sud
Location of affected unit(s): Urlati


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

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 02-09-2014
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 02-09-2014
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2014
Planned Job Creation: 120

Additional Information

Yazaki, Japanese world's producer of wiring harnesses for the automotive industry, is to create 120 jobs for the new production unit in Urlati (Prahova county), starting in September 2014. It is expected that until April 2015, 1,000 people will work there. Additionally, 3,000 more jobs are foreseen in Braila, where the company is investing in a new plant.

So far, the Japanese auto parts manufacturer employs 4,700 people in Romania, at the two plants in Ploiesti and Arad and two workshops in Caracal and Timisoara.