EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Hydro Extrusion Poland

Hydro Extrusion Poland

Geographic Location

Country: Poland
Region: Miasto Lodz; Lodzkie; Centralny
Location of affected unit(s): Łódź


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of basic metals and fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment
24.42 - Aluminium production
Number Employed: 580

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 26-08-2020
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 26-08-2020
Planned Job Creation: 100

Additional Information

Norwegian producer of extruded aluminium profiles Hydro Extrusion Poland, a subsidiary of Hydro Extruded Solutions (Hydro), has announced that it will create about 100 new jobs at its production facility in Łódź, Poland. The company is looking for production staff, maintenance and automation specialists. The programme is associated with the company’s plans to launch a new production line at the site.

Hydro Extruded Solutions was founded in 1963 in Oslo, Norway. Hydro is one of the largest global providers of aluminium extrusion-based solutions with 140 production sites in more than 40 countries. Hydro specializes in the production of aluminium components for the automotive industry. Currently, the company employs about 22,200 people worldwide, including 580 employees in the city of Łódź, Poland.