EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Poland
Region: Bielsko-bialski; Slaskie; Poludniowy


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
29.3 - Manufacture of parts and accessories for motor vehicles
Group: Eaton Corporation

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 04-10-2004
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2006
Planned Job Creation: 375

Additional Information

Eaton is a global leader in the production of hydraulic systems and the supplying of goods and services related to the equipment used in the automotive and aviation industries. The American company purchased a 10 ha plot in Bielsko-Biała (Śląskie). Eaton has already two factories in Poland, in Tczew and Bielsko-Biała. The launch of the construction works related to the new facility is scheduled for March 2005 and should be concluded by the end of 2006. The facility will employ roughly 375 people, but it will allow creating an additional 1,000 indirect jobs in the whole region.