EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Garmin

Company/Organisation:
Garmin

Geographic Location

Country: Poland
Region: Wroclawski; Dolnoslaskie; Poludniowo-Zachodni
Location of affected unit(s): Biskupice Podgórne

Company

Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
29.31 - Manufacture of electrical and electronic equipment for motor vehicles

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 22-02-2021
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 22-02-2021
Planned Job Creation: 500

Additional Information

US-based multinational technology company Garmin (formerly known as ProNav) has announced that it will create up to 500 jobs at its new manufacturing and distribution facility in Biskupice Podgórne near Wrocław.

Garmin is currently looking for process engineers, technicians and assemblers. The new facility, consisting of nearly 30,000 square meters, is dedicated to the production and supply of infotainment systems as well as other automotive electronics for customers throughout Europe. Prototypes are already being manufactured at the new facility and production and distribution of consumer products will begin soon. Delivery of the first automotive OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) products is planned for 2022.

Garmin was founded in 1989 in the United States. The company specialises in GPS technology for automotive, aviation, marine, outdoor and sport activities.

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