EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Yazaki Wiring Technologies Lietuva

Yazaki Wiring Technologies Lietuva

Geographic Location

Country: Lithuania
Region: Klaipedos apskritis; Lietuva
Location of affected unit(s): Klaipeda


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
29.31 - Manufacture of electrical and electronic equipment for motor vehicles
Number Employed: 1062
Group: Yazaki

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 29-09-2017
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 29-09-2017
Planned Job Creation: 400

Additional Information

Japanese-owned Yazaki Wiring Technologies Lietuva, which produces bunched cables for the automotive industry, is to create 400 new jobs in Klaipeda. The company is located in the Klaipeda free economic zone and currently employs 1,062 employees. Yazaki Wiring Technologies Lietuva plans to employ 400 new production workers and professionals who will produce wiring sets for Daimler‘s Mercedes-Benz cars.

Yazaki Wiring Technologies is a world-leading manufacturer of cable equipment for some leading brands such as BMW, Opel, Mercedes-Benz as well as many Japanese and Korean car manufacturers.