EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Poland
Region: Miasto Krakow; Malopolskie; Poludniowy
Location of affected unit(s): Kraków


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of electrical equipment
27.9 - Manufacture of other electrical equipment
Group: SOMFY

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 20-05-2014
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 03-06-2014
Planned Job Creation: 800

Additional Information

Sopem, manufacturer of automatic motors for roller shutters and gates, announced it plans to create 800 jobs at its new factory in Niepołomice. The factory was opened on 3 June 2014 in the Krakow Technology Park (special economic zone). According to the source, the investment is worth PLN 120 million. Sopem is a part of SOMFY group, which currently operates in 40 countries.