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NGK Corporation

NGK Corporation

Geographic Location

Country: Poland
Region: Centralny slaski; Slaskie; Poludniowy


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
29.3 - Manufacture of parts and accessories for motor vehicles

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 28-01-2005
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2005
Planned Job Creation: 1000

Additional Information

Japanese producer of silicon carbide diesel particulate filters NGK Ceramics Polska expands its investment in Poland. The total value of the investment in the Gliwice plant will exceed € 150 million. Thanks to the new project new jobs will be created and thus employment in the factory will exceed 1,000 people at the end of 2005. The production of Silicon Carbide Diesel Particulate Filter is directed mostly at European automotive suppliers, such as German automotive OEM manufacturers.