EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Poland
Region: Centralny slaski; Slaskie; Poludniowy
Location of affected unit(s): Katowice


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
30.20 - Manufacture of railway locomotives and rolling stock
Number Employed: 4000

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 13-07-2022
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Planned Job Creation: 150

Additional Information

French railway manufacturer Alstom has announced that it will create 150 new jobs at its digital product development centre in Katowice. The company is expanding its centre and plans to hire IT specialists, who will cooperate with other Alstom engineering centres in Italy, Sweden and Belgium.

Alstom operates in 70 countries and employs over 70,000 people globally. In Poland, the company employs over 4,000 people at eight units located in Katowice, Wrocław, Łódź, Warsaw, Toruń, and Piaseczno and at three plants located in in Chorzów, Wrocław and Świętochłowice. Poland hosts the company’s headquarters for Central and Eastern European region.

Early this year another business expansion of Alstom was announced, with 300 jobs created in January (Alstom-2022-PL).