EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

General Motors

Company/Organisation:
General Motors

Geographic Location

Country: Poland
Location of affected unit(s): Gliwice

Company

Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
29.1 - Manufacture of motor vehicles
Number Employed: 2000
Group: General Motors

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 06-12-2004
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Planned Job Creation: 1000

Additional Information

In the autumn of 2005, General Motors Polska will begin assembling a new model, the Opel Zafira, at its factory in Gliwice. The company expects to hire 1,000 new employees to meet the attendant labour needs. At present, General Motors Polska employs 2,000 workers and produces two models, the Agila and the Astra II.