EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Orion Electric

Company/Organisation:
Orion Electric

Geographic Location

Country: Poland
Region: Torunsko-wloclawski; Kujawsko-Pomorskie; Polnocny
Location of affected unit(s): Łysomice

Company

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

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 14-06-2006
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 01-01-2007
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2007
Planned Job Creation: 1700

Additional Information

The Japanese company Orion Electric will invest EUR 60 million in a television factory in Łysomice by Toruń, creating 1,700 jobs in 2007. Orion will be cooperating with Sharp, which will also be investing in the Łysomice area. By the end of 2006 the company plans to hire 250 people.