EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Poland
Region: Rybnicko-jastrzebski; Slaskie; Poludniowy
Location of affected unit(s): Żory


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
29.31 - Manufacture of electrical and electronic equipment for motor vehicles
Number Employed: 100

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 24-04-2017
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 24-04-2017
Planned Job Creation: 190

Additional Information

Korean manufacturer of optical components SEKONIX Poland has announced the creation of 100 jobs at its newly opened factory in Żory (Katowice Special Economic Zone, Poland). In total, the company plans to create 190 jobs at the factory. The investment is worth PLN 62 million (EUR 14.76 million, USD 16.18 million).

SEKONIX produces optical components (e.g. cameras, lenses. LED modules) for the automotive industry.

The factory in Żory supplies optical modules for Tuscon and Sportage models to Hyundai Mobis and other manufactures.