EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Poland
Region: Jeleniogorsko-walbrzyski; Dolnoslaskie; Poludniowo-Zachodni
Location of affected unit(s): Kluczbork


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of basic metals and fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment
24.2 - Manufacture of tubes, pipes, hollow profiles and related fittings, of steel

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 03-11-2006
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2007
Planned Job Creation: 1000

Additional Information

Italy’s Marcegaglia is going to build a new plant in Kluczbork (in the Wałbrzych Special Economic Zone), manufacturing steel pipes. The company plans to hire 400 people by the end of 2007. Marcegaglia has already got a plant in Praszka, where 40 people are employed. According to the information of 21.05.2007. Marcegaglia is planning to increase its investment in Kluczbork, expending 250 million EUR on a new factory (rather than 40 million EUR, as originally planned). The new plant will commence production in 2008, and it will have a workforce of 1,000 persons.