Business expansion
Nord-Vest; Bistrita-Nasaud;
Location of affected unit(s)
Manufacture Of Basic Metal And Fabricated Metal Products
Manufacture Of Basic Metals
24.20 - Manufacture of tubes, pipes, hollow profiles and related fittings, of steel

200 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
12 May 2016
Employment effect (start)
12 May 2016
Foreseen end date
31 December 2016


Romanian cable producer Leoni Wiring Systems, which is part of the German Group Leoni, announced plans to create 100 new jobs in Romania by the end of the year. The new jobs will be created at the plant in Bistrita, where the company has its headquarters.  The open positions are for individuals with secondary education for both the assembly and mounting of car components. The company intends to provide various professional training opportunities to the new hires.

In Romania, Leoni has 16,000 employees at its plants in Arad and Beius (Arad County), Bacov (Arges County) and Bistrita (Bistrita-Nasaud County). The Bistrita plant currently employs 9,000 persons. 

Update 28 July 2016: Leoni announced that 200 persons will be hired by the end of 2016 in Bistrita plant. The open positions are for unskilled workers with secondary education.

The Bistrita plant currently employs 9,100 persons.


  • 9 September 2015: timponline.ro
  • 21 November 2015: timponline.ro
  • 12 May 2016: Ziarul Financiar
  • 17 May 2016: ajofmbn.ro


Eurofound (2016), LEONI Wiring Systems, Business expansion in Romania, factsheet number 87552, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/87552.