Business expansion
Sud; Arges;
Location of affected unit(s)
Curtea de Arges
Manufacture Of Computer, Electrical Electronic And Optical Products
Manufacture Of Electrical Equipment
27.90 - Manufacture of other electrical equipment

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


German manufacturer of cleaning equipment  Kärcher received a state aid of EUR 8 million to open a factory in Curtea de Arges (Arges County) by the end of September 2016.

The German company applied for state aid through a Romanian subsidiary Cer Cleaning Equipment. The company will hire 200 workers for the new plant by the end of 2016.

In Curtea de Arges, Kärcher will produce vacuum cleaners for private households and industry users.

In 2015, Kärcher has set a new record with sales totaling Euro 2.22 billion. At the end of 2015, the company employed 11,333 people across 60 countries. 


  • 11 August 2016: Ziarul Financiar


Eurofound (2016), Cer Cleaning Equipment, Business expansion in Romania, factsheet number 88348, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/88348.