EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Optical Disc Service

Company/Organisation:
Optical Disc Service

Geographic Location

Country: Poland
Region: Szczecinski; Zachodniopomorskie; Polnocno-Zachodni
Location of affected unit(s): Goleniów

Company

Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products
26.8 - Manufacture of magnetic and optical media

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 21-07-2006
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 01-12-2006
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2009
Planned Job Creation: 2500

Additional Information

The German company Optical Disc Service plans to build a CD and DVD factory in Goleniów by Szczecin. The factory will employ over 2500 persons, half of them to be hired by the end of 2006. The total value of the investment will be in excess of PLN 250 million. The factory will be in full operation within three years; before the end of 2006, it will begin turning out DVDs from 11 production lines.