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Bosch is building a washing machine factory in Romania; the annual production will be 1 million units

By Edwig Ban
The BSH Hausgeräte GmbH, a Bosch industrial group company, is acquiring land to build a washing machine factory in Romania, according to a communiqué submitted on Wednesday.
The total investment value is about 110 million and it is estimated that more than one million washing machines will be produced since 2022.
"The BSH Hausgeräte GmbH continues to grow in Europe and will invest around 110 million euros in a new location in Romania in the coming years. The manufacturer of household appliances has acquired a 40-hectare plot of land for the construction of a washing machine factory ... The construction of a production hall as well as a logistics center and administrative buildings should begin this year, "says statement.
The investor plans to start the production of washing machines in 2020. After building new production facilities, the factory will have - from 2022 - an annual production capacity of over one million washing machines for the European market. The new location will be the fourth European washing machine factory after Germany, Spain and Poland.
"In the last few months I've been searching for a good location. The property in Simeria / Hunedoara County offers us ideal conditions for the production of modern washing machines as well as the necessary logistics, "said Mihai Voicila, the general manager of the BSH branch in Romania. He added: "We will create over 700 jobs there in the coming years. Our goal is to produce household appliances adapted to the needs of consumers and make life easier for people everyday. For this we need production sites and first-class logistics centers. "
The Romanian branch BSH was established in 1999 and sells electrical appliances under the brands Bosch, Neff and Zelmer in Romania. The range of products includes refrigerators, cookers, washing machines, dryers, dishwashers, vacuum cleaners, kitchen robots, coffee machines.
The BSH Hausgeräte GmbH is one of the world's leading home appliance manufacturers with sales of approximately 13.8 billion euros in 2017 and over 61,800 employees. BSH produces about 40 factories and is represented by over 80 companies in approximately 50 countries. BSH is a company of the Bosch Group.
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