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

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 30-03-2017
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 30-03-2017
Planned Job Creation: 580

Additional Information

Swiss power and automation technology company ABB has announced that it will create more jobs at its ABB Global Business Centre in Kraków than it initially declared in 2016. Currently, the company plans to create in total over 2,000 positions which implies that an additional 580 employees will be hired.

ABB operates in 100 countries employing over 135,000 people worldwide. The company has been operating in Poland since 1990 and it employs 4,600 people in 11 factories and 25 offices across the country.