EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Friedrichs Polska

Friedrichs Polska

Geographic Location

Country: Poland
Region: Koszalinski; Zachodniopomorskie; Polnocno-Zachodni
Location of affected unit(s): Doble


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of food products, beverages and tobacco products
10.2 - Processing and preserving of fish, crustaceans and molluscs
Number Employed: 190
Group: Gottfried Friedrichs

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 22-11-2022
Planned Job Reductions min: 190
Type of Restructuring: Closure
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2022
Direct Dismissals: 190

Additional Information

As confirmed on 22 November 2022, the Polish branch of the German fish processing company Friedrichs, will be closing its factory in Doble by the end of December 2022 which will result in the loss of 190 jobs.  Friedrichs Polska is closing its entire enterprise, as the Doble factory was the only one in Poland. The employee contracts will be terminated on 31 December 2022. The managing director of the Dobel factory announced that the company will not provide any additional support for the employees, besides the support mandated by the labour regulations. In mid-2021, the company employed 370 people in Europe.