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NGK Ceramics Polska

NGK Ceramics Polska

Geographic Location

Country: Poland
Region: Centralny slaski; Slaskie; Poludniowy
Location of affected unit(s): Gliwice


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
29.3 - Manufacture of parts and accessories for motor vehicles
Number Employed: 4000
Group: NGK Insulators

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 21-05-2019
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 21-05-2019
Planned Job Creation: 400

Additional Information

NGK Ceramics Polska, the subsidiary of the Japanese producer of ceramic filters for diesel engines NGK Insulators, has announced that it will create 400 job vacancies at its new production facility in Gliwice. The factory will produce modern exhaust control valves for diesel engines. The company is one of the most prominent manufacturers of automotive ceramic filters.

NGK Ceramics has been operating in Poland since 2003. The company has three factories in Gliwice and two in Dąbrowa Górnicza, all located in the Katowice Special Economic Zone, Poland. Currently, the company employs 4,000 people in Poland.