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Henniges Automotive

Henniges Automotive

Geographic Location

Country: Poland
Region: Opolski; Opolskie; Poludniowo-Zachodni
Location of affected unit(s): Prudnik


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
29.32 - Manufacture of other parts and accessories for motor vehicles
Number Employed: 250

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 02-03-2021
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 01-09-2021
Planned Job Creation: 300

Additional Information

Producer of automotive components Henniges Automotive has announced that it will create 300 new jobs at its plant in Prudnik. The company is to  invest €8 million in the expansion of the Prudnik facility. The new production hall is expected to be operational in September 2021. The source reports the company is currently relocating its production activities from the Czech Republic to Poland.

Founded In 1863, Henniges Automotive is a leading global supplier of engineered sealing and anti-vibration components for the automotive industry. In 2015, Henniges Automotives was acquired by AVIC Automotive Systems Holding, a subsidiary of China’s state-owned aerospace and defence conglomerate Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC). In Poland, Henniges Automotive has been operating since 2016; currently, the company employs 250 people in the Prudnik factory.