EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Viking Windows

Company/Organisation:
Viking Windows

Geographic Location

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

Company

Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of wood and paper products, and printing
16.23 - Manufacture of other builders\' carpentry and joinery

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 12-01-2016
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 31-07-2016
Planned Job Creation: 100

Additional Information

Polish producer of wooden windows and doors, Viking Windows, has announced that it will create 100 jobs at its second factory in Koszalin (Słupsk Special Economic Zone, Poland). The facility is expected to be operational in late July or early August 2016. The company plans to invest PLN 3 million (EUR 0.67 million USD 0.75 million) to build a production area of 3,000 m2 and double its production capacity. The new factory will make wooden joinery and wooden doors.

Viking Windows was established in 2011. The production of Viking Windows is geared for exports, mainly to the UK. The company has another plant in Koszalin where it employs 60 people. The main products in the existing factory are casement, sliding, quartered, composite windows and sliding English windows.