EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

KION Group

KION Group

Geographic Location

Country: Poland
Region: Szczecinski; Zachodniopomorskie; Polnocno-Zachodni
Location of affected unit(s): Kołbaskowo


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
30 - Manufacture of other transport equipment

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 17-07-2020
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 01-03-2021
Planned Job Creation: 150

Additional Information

Germany-based KION Group, a worldwide leading producer of forklifts, warehouse equipment and industrial lorries, announced that it will create up to 150 jobs following the opening of a new plant in Kołbaskowo, near Szczecin, in spring 2021. The new facility will have a research and development centre as well as office space, with an area of 44,000 square metres. The centre has been built in compliance with the most stringent environmental protection guidelines; the location is strategically located near the German capital.

The site will sell its products in EMEA region.