EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Lenovo

Company/Organisation:
Lenovo

Geographic Location

Country: Poland
Region: Legnicki; Dolnoslaskie; Poludniowo-Zachodni
Location of affected unit(s): Krzywa

Company

Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products
26 - Manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 11-01-2007
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Planned Job Creation: 500

Additional Information

The Chinese company Lenovo plans to build a computer assembly plant in the Legnica Special Economic Area, most likely in Krzywa. The PLN 45 million plant will employ between 500 and 800 people. In 2005, Lenovo acquired the personal computers division of IBM. According to the information of 2007.11.22 the company have decided to locate the plant not in Krzywa but in Legnickie Pole. Subsequently, no jobs will be created in Krzywa.