Business expansion
Continente; Lisboa; Grande Lisboa
Location of affected unit(s)
Manufacture Of Wood And Paper Materials
Manufacture Of Wood And Of Products Of Wood And Cork, Except Furniture; Manufacture Of Articles Of Straw And Plaiting Materials
16 - Manufacture of wood and of products of wood and cork, except furniture; manufacture of articles of straw and plaiting materials

800 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
15 January 2008
Employment effect (start)
1 February 2008
Foreseen end date


Sardinha & Leite Group has announced the creation of 800 to 1000 new jobs with the development of a business pole in the north of the Azambuja. This business expansion involves an investment of around EUR 70 million. As of February 2008, there is no information on when the new jobs will be created by. Sardinha & Leite Group is a holding company controlling the entire capital of Sardinha & Leite, which operates in the wood products industry supplying raw wood, wood flooring, and wood modules, and of Sardinha & Leite – Investimentos Imobiliários, which manages and develops property holdings. The new jobs will be created in the manufacture of wood products.


  • 15 January 2008: Público


Eurofound (2008), Sardinha & Leite Group, Business expansion in Portugal, factsheet number 66323, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/66323.