EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Pilkington Automotive Poland

Company/Organisation:
Pilkington Automotive Poland

Geographic Location

Country: Poland
Region: Rzeszowsko-tarnobrzeski; Podkarpackie; Wschodni
Location of affected unit(s): Chmielów

Company

Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
29.32 - Manufacture of other parts and accessories for motor vehicles
Number Employed: 1100
Group: NSG

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 13-10-2015
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 13-10-2015
Planned Job Creation: 400

Additional Information

Pilkington Automotive Poland, a manufacturer of automobile windshields and windows, announced the creation of 400 new jobs at its plant in Chmielów (Tarnobrzeg Special Economic Zone). The company has invested PLN 500mn (EUR 117.37mn USD 126.76mn) to expand the factory. This is the third stage of investments planned by NSG group in the period 2011-2015.  In total, all stages of the investment will bring 1,500 jobs (800 on the first stage, 300 on the second, and 400 on the third). Pilkington Automotive belongs to NSG Group, which has been operating in Poland since 1993.