Japanese cable manufacturer Yazaki expands its business in Bulgaria

Electronics ProjectsSouth-East European INDUSTRIAL Мarket - issue 2/2014

The global automotive parts manufacturer and supplier Yazaki is planning to hire 200 more people in its factory in Sliven, said Tsvetan Dimitrov, Yazaki’s Production manager, during a press conference of the municipal government. "800 people are currently employed at the company’s factory in Sliven. We expect this number to reach 1,000 in 2014", he stated.

The production base in Sliven occupies an area of 13,800 square meters. The company bought the facility in 2012 and therewith started its reconstruction to comply with the legal requirements and internal standards of Yazaki. The company is currently one of the leading businesses owners in the Sliven municipality.

Yazaki Bulgaria Ltd. is 100% owned by the Japanese company Yazaki Corporation. The global company has the largest share in the international market of cable equipment for the automotive sector. Yazaki has already invested over 30 million euro in Bulgaria and employed more than 2,000 people. Yazaki Bulgaria Ltd. is one of the largest employers in the Yambol and Sliven regions.