Business expansion
Sud; Giurgiu;
Location of affected unit(s)
Giurgiu (Sud region)
Manufacture Of Material For Textiles, Apparel, Leather And Related Products
Manufacture Of Textiles
13.2 - Weaving of textiles

200 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
26 May 2005
Employment effect (start)
1 September 2005
Foreseen end date


The Romanian Agency for Foreign Investments (Agenţia Română pentru Investiţii Străine, ARIS) announced that the Belgian group UCO Textiles was investing around €15 million in a brownfield-type project, developed in a building belonging to Giurgiu industrial park (Sud region).

The investment will take the form of a factory producing denim-type fabrics for jeans. Production is set to begin in September 2005, followed by a gradual extension of production capacity.In the first stage 200 jobs will be created

The UCO Textiles Group specializes in completely-processed materials, from the initial phase (cotton) to the end-product (finished fabric). Worldwide, the group has two production units in Belgium and two in the United States with a production capacity of 26 million metres of fabric between them.

The factory in Giurgiu is the first to be opened by UCO Textiles in Eastern Europe.


  • 26 May 2005: Ziarul Financiar
  • 27 May 2005: Economistul


Eurofound (2005), UCO Textiles, Business expansion in Romania, factsheet number 61751, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/61751.