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Hutchinson Poland

Hutchinson Poland

Geographic Location

Country: Poland
Region: Miasto Lodz; Lodzkie; Centralny


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

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 05-03-2005
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Planned Job Creation: 1000

Additional Information

Hutchinson Poland wants to build a plant in Łódź (Łódzkie), where it will produce car gaskets and parts for shock absorbers. The products will be exported mainly to Toyota's factory in Kolin (Czech Republic). Hutchinson plans to invest €25 million. It will be the fifth Hutchinson's production facility in Poland. In August 2005, the company informed that it will hire 1,000 people, after development of its Łódź plant.