EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Lenovo Technology

Company/Organisation:
Lenovo Technology

Geographic Location

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

Company

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

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 22-11-2007
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 18-08-2008
Planned Job Creation: 1200

Additional Information

Lenovo Technology, a Chinese computer manufacturer, has announced that it is to create 1,200 new jobs in Legnickie Pole with the development of a new site. The new site will produce computers, and will involve an investment of 16 million EUR. As of August 2008, employment at the new site has commenced; however there is no information on when the new jobs will be created by. The decision to invest in Legnickie Pole follows an initial decision by the firm to construct the plant in Krzywa that has now been abandoned.