EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Volkswagen Poznań

Volkswagen Poznań

Geographic Location

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


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
29.10 - Manufacture of motor vehicles
Number Employed: 500
Group: Volkswagen Group

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 01-07-2015
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 01-09-2015
Planned Job Creation: 500

Additional Information

In October 2014, Volkswagen Poznań received a permission to build a factory in Września (Wałbrzych Special Economic Zone), which is expected to be fully operational in 2016. New generation of Volkswagen Crafter will be manufactured there. Volkswagens' investment of PLN 3.3 mln (EUR 0.76 mln USD 0.93 mln) will bring 3,000 jobs in total. 500 workers have already been contracted by the factory and starting from the September this year the company will recruit up to 500 new employees. Volkswagen has been operating in Poznań since 1993 and it employs approximately 7,000 people.