Business expansion
Kozep-Magyarorszag; Kozep-Magyarorszag; Budapest
Location of affected unit(s)
Budapest, Kőbánya
Manufacture Of Computer, Electrical Electronic And Optical Products
Manufacture Of Electrical Equipment
27.1 - Manufacture of electric motors, generators, transformers and electricity distribution and control apparatus

217 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
27 January 2012
Employment effect (start)
28 January 2012
Foreseen end date
31 December 2012


Continental Hungary, part of the German manufacturer for automotive components Continental, has announced the hiring of 217 employees at its unit in Budapest until the end of 2012. The company has just won a subsidy of HUF 306 million (EUR 1 million) from the New Hungarian Development Operative Program and completed the development of a 1600 square metres production hall in Budapest.

The Budapest plant is engaged in the production of vehicle electronic components and microelectronic circuit modules by means of state-of-the-art robotized technologies. The activities of the plant include the manufacturing of various comfort and chassis electronic elements, oil sensors as well as electronic control units for anti-lock braking systems and electronic stability systems.

In total Continental Hungary employs 1,700 people at the Budapest plant (this includes temporary agency workers). 300 of them are highly qualified engineers. The company employs 6,300 all over Hungary.


  • 5 February 2012: The Budapst Times
  • 27 January 2012: Világ Gazdaság
  • 27 January 2012: Heti Világ Gazdaság


Eurofound (2012), Continental Automotive Hungary, Business expansion in Hungary, factsheet number 73078, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/73078.