EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Hutchinson Poland

Hutchinson Poland

Geographic Location

Country: Poland
Region: Bielsko-bialski; Slaskie; Poludniowy
Location of affected unit(s): Bielsko Biała (Śląskie)


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
29.3 - Manufacture of parts and accessories for motor vehicles
Number Employed: 900
Group: Hutchinson Worldwide

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 10-10-2004
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2006
Planned Job Creation: 230

Additional Information

Hutchinson of France, announced plans to build a factory in Bielsko Biała (Śląskie). New plant will start manufacturing in 2005. By the end of 2006 Hutchinson's investment outlays will amount to € 15 million with 230 new jobs created. The French investor expects the employment to gradually rise to 500. The French investment will comprise the construction of three new manufacturing halls with seven production lines for the manufacturing of high-pressure air-conditioning systems as well as machines and appliances for testing ready products.