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VMI Poland

VMI Poland

Geographic Location

Country: Poland
Region: Wielkopolskie; Polnocno-Zachodni
Location of affected unit(s): Leszno


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of machinery and equipment n.e.c.
28.96 - Manufacture of plastics and rubber machinery
Group: VMI

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 04-11-2016
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 01-06-2017
Planned Job Creation: 400

Additional Information

Dutch provider of machines for the tyre industry VMI Poland has announced that it will create almost 400 jobs at its new production facility in Leszno. The unit is expected to be operational in June 2017. The factory will produce machines for the tyre industry. The company will look for electricians, mechanists, mechatronics staff, programmers and warehouse staff.

VMI Poland is a part of VMI Group, which provides machines to production of tyres, cans, rubber and care products. The group employs more than 1,200 people around the world, with factories in the Netherlands, Germany, the USA, China, Brazil and Poland. VMI has been operating in Poland since 2015.