Business expansion
European Union
Location of affected unit(s)
Romania, Slovenia, Europe
Manufacture Of Computer, Electrical Electronic And Optical Products
Manufacture Of Computer, Electronic And Optical Products
26.11 - Manufacture of electronic components

350 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
14 April 2015
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date
31 December 2015


Weidmüller, a German manufacturer of electronic goods, has announced plans to create 350 new jobs in 2015 across its European workforce. The company has recently opened a new production plant in Slovenia and plans to open a further one in Romania in 2015. Weidmüller currently employs around 4,800 people worldwide, just under half of which are located in Germany. The new announced round of job creation is on top of 200 additional employees who were hired in 2014, when around 150 new jobs had been created in Romania and just under 40 new employees hired in Germany.


  • 14 April 2015: Weidmueller (company press release)
  • 16 April 2015: Neue Westfälische (online)
  • 16 April 2015: LZ.de


Eurofound (2015), Weidmüller, Business expansion in European Union, factsheet number 79458, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/79458.