The German company Leoni AG will build a plant in Kolomyja, Ivano-Frankivsk region. This was reported by Dmitry Romaniuk, the head of the department of European integration and the development of tourism in Ivano-Frankivsk Regional State Administration.
“The German company Leoni AG will build a new plant in Ivano-Frankivsk region (Kolomyja) and will create 8150 new jobs. This is a huge event for Ukraine and the largest investment in the history of our region”, – said Romaniuk.
According to his information, the plant will be built in 2017 (€ 15 million investments in the 1st stage), in a year will be employed 800 people and till 2021, according to optimistic plans, the number of employees will be 8,150 people, said the official.
It will be recalled, that the Leoni AG company has already created 6,000 jobs in the Lviv region. The Leoni Wiring Systems UA GMBH, LLC is based on the total ownership of the Leoni AG concern (Nuremberg, Germany), in Ukraine it is located in the village Nezhuhov, Stryi district, Lviv region and operates from July 15, 2003. The plant, which was built in record time – 11 months, produces electric cable networks for cars. Generally, the component parts are supplied from Germany, France, Spain, Great Britain, while the finished products go to Germany, Belgium, Great Britain and Poland.
The main directions of the Leoni AG Holding are wire and cable manufacturing for various spheres of industry, the production of wire harnesses, cables, and other components for the automotive industry. Key clients of the holding are General Motors, BMW, Volkswagen, Audi, Volvo, Cummins, Caterpillar, DAF.
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