EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Poland
Region: Miasto Krakow; Malopolskie; Poludniowy
Location of affected unit(s): Kraków


Sector: Information / communication
IT and other information services
62 - Computer programming, consultancy and related activities
Number Employed: 420

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 22-06-2016
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 22-06-2016
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2018
Planned Job Creation: 1000

Additional Information

Swiss power and automation technology company ABB has announced that it will create 1,000 new jobs at its IT centre in Kraków by the end of 2018. The company is looking for IT specialists. ABB plans to increase the range of software operations in Poland; for this purpose the company has leased 20,000 m2 at the Axis building, an office complex in Kraków. Currently, the centre employs 420 staff who provides services to units within the ABB group.

Moreover, the company is to invest PLN 110 million (EUR 24.90 million USD 28.09 million) to increase the capacity of its units producing intelligent building control systems in Łódź and Aleksandów Łódzki during 2016.

The company has been operating in Poland since 1990 and it employs 4,000 people across the country.