List of companies of Romania

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Location of Romania

Romania is a sovereign state located in Southeastern Europe. It borders the Black Sea, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Hungary, Serbia, and Moldova. It has an area of 238,391 square kilometres (92,043 sq mi) and a temperate-continental climate. With over 19 million inhabitants, the country is the seventh-most-populous member state of the European Union. Its capital and largest city, Bucharest, is the sixth-largest city in the EU, with 1,883,425 inhabitants as of 2011.[1]

Following rapid economic growth in the early 2000s, Romania has an economy predominantly based on services, and is a producer and net exporter of machines and electric energy, featuring companies like Automobile Dacia and OMV Petrom. It has been a member of NATO since 2004, and part of the European Union since 2007. A strong majority of the population identify themselves as Eastern Orthodox Christians and are native speakers of Romanian, a Romance language. The cultural history of Romania is often referred to when dealing with influential artists, musicians, inventors and sportspeople. For similar reasons, Romania has been the subject of notable tourist attractions.

For further information on the types of business entities in this country and their abbreviations, see "Business entities in Romania".

Notable firms[edit]

This list includes notable companies with primary headquarters located in the country. The industry and sector follow the Industry Classification Benchmark taxonomy. Organizations which have ceased operations are included and noted as defunct.

     Active firms
     State-owned firms
     Defunct firms

Name Industry Sector Headquarters Founded Notes
Adevărul Holding Consumer services Media Bucharest 2008
Angst Consumer services Retail Buftea, Ilfov County 1990
Antibiotice Iași Health care Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology Iași 1955
Apulum Consumer goods Household goods Alba Iulia 1970 Porcelain
Arctic S.A. Consumer goods Household Goods & Home Construction Găești, Dâmbovița County 1968
Automobile Dacia Consumer goods Automobiles Mioveni, Argeș County 1966
Banca Comercială Română (BCR) Financials Banks Bucharest 1990
Banca Transilvania Financials Banks Cluj-Napoca 1993
Blue Air Consumer services Travel & leisure Bucharest 2004
BRD – Groupe Société Générale Financials Banks Bucharest 1923
Căile Ferate Române Consumer services Travel & leisure Bucharest 1880
Continental Hotels Consumer services Travel & leisure Bucharest 1991
Daewoo Mangalia Heavy Industries Industrials General industries Mangalia 1997
Dedeman Consumer services Retail Bacău 1992
European Drinks & Foods Consumer goods Food & beverage Ștei, Bihor County 1993
Farmec Consumer goods Personal goods Cluj-Napoca 1993 Cosmetics
Ford Romania Consumer goods Automobiles Craiova 1976 Ford acquired Automobile Craiova (Daewoo Automobile Romania) in 2008.
GeCAD Software Technology Software Bucharest 1992
Grup Feroviar Român Consumer services Travel & leisure Bucharest 2001
Intact Media Group Consumer services Media Bucharest 1991
Jolidon Consumer goods Personal goods Cluj-Napoca 1993 Clothing and accessories
Mega Image Consumer services Retail Bucharest 1995 It was acquired by the Delhaize Group (now Ahold Delhaize) in 2000.
Metrorex Consumer services Travel & leisure Bucharest 1976
Mobexpert Consumer services Retail Bucharest 1993
Napolact Consumer goods Food Producers Cluj-Napoca 1905 It was acquired by the Dutch company FrieslandCampina in 2004.
Orange Romania Telecommunications Mobile telecommunications Bucharest 1997 Originally founded as "Dialog". Orange S.A. purchased the company in 2002.
Petrom Oil & gas Oil & gas producers Bucharest 1991 It was acquired by Austrian OMV in 2004.
Raiffeisen Romania Financials Banks Bucharest 1998
RCS & RDS Telecommunications & Media Fixed Line Telecommunications, Mobile Telecommunications & Media Bucharest 1993
Realitatea-Cațavencu Consumer services Media Bucharest 2006
Regiotrans Consumer services Travel & leisure Brașov 2005
Roman Industrials Industrial engineering Brașov 1921 Truck and bus manufacturer
Rompetrol Oil & gas Oil & gas producers Bucharest 1974
Rompetrol Refinery Oil & gas Oil & gas producers Năvodari, Constanţa County 1974
Romstal General Retailers General Retailers Bucharest 1994
SIVECO Romania Technology Software & Computer Services Bucharest 1992
Softpedia Technology Software & Computer Services Bucharest 2001
Softwin Technology Software Bucharest 1990
TAROM Consumer services Travel & leisure Otopeni, Ilfov County 1954
Tehnoton Industrials Electronic equipment Iaşi 1972 Home electronics and industrial machinery
Telekom Romania Telecommunications Fixed Line Telecommunications & Mobile Telecommunications Bucharest 1991 Originally founded as Romtelecom (fixed-line operator) and Cosmorom (mobile operator). Romtelecom was gradually acquired by OTE (Hellenic Telecommunications Organization S.A.) in 1997 and 2003. Cosmorom was acquired by OTE's mobile operator Cosmote in 2005 and rebranded that year as Cosmote România. Both companies were rebranded as Telekom Romania in 2014.
Terapia Ranbaxy Health care Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology Cluj-Napoca 1920
Țiriac Holdings Conglomerates - Bucharest 1990
Transferoviar Grup Consumer services Travel & leisure Cluj-Napoca 2003
Trilulilu Technology Software & Computer Services Cluj-Napoca 2007
Ubisoft Bucharest Technology Software Bucharest 1992
UPC Romania Telecommunications & Consumer Services Fixed Line Telecommunications & Media Bucharest 1992 Originally founded as TV cable operator Astral Telecom S.A. in Cluj-Napoca. It was acquired by UGC-Europe (now Liberty Global) in 2005 and gradually rebranded as UPC.
Ursus Breweries Consumer goods Food & beverage Bucharest 1878 The company in its current form was established when South African Breweries (SABMiller) purchased three local breweries (including Ursus S.A.) in 1996 and 1997.
UTI Holdings Conglomerates - Bucharest 1990
Vodafone Romania Telecommunications Mobile telecommunications Bucharest 1997 Originally founded as Connex GSM. It was acquired by Vodafone in 2005.
Zentiva Health care Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology Bucharest 1962 Zentiva acquired Sicomed (formerly Uzinei de Medicamente București) in 2005.

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