EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Ikea

Company/Organisation:
Ikea

Geographic Location

Country: Poland
Location of affected unit(s): region of Warmia and Mazury

Company

Sector: Manufacturing
Other manufacturing, and repair and installation of machinery and equipment
31.0 - Manufacture of furniture

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 05-11-2004
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Planned Job Creation: 1000

Additional Information

Ikea is planning to erect three furniture plants in the region of Warmia and Mazury. By the year 2008, the Swedish group, in addition to these three factories set to employ a total of approximately 1000 people, plans to build a new store in Łódź and to enlarge existing retail outlets in Poznań, Wrocław, Gdańsk, and Cracow.