EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Weber-Stephen Products

Company/Organisation:
Weber-Stephen Products

Geographic Location

Country: Poland
Region: Centralny slaski; Slaskie; Poludniowy
Location of affected unit(s): Zabrze

Company

Sector: Retail
Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles
46.43 - Wholesale of electrical household appliances

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 28-09-2021
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 01-10-2021
Planned Job Creation: 500

Additional Information

American manufacturer of outdoor grills Weber-Stephen Products has announced that it will create 500 jobs at its new production facility in Zabrze. The factory, located in the Katowice Special Economic Zone, is expected to be launched in early October 2021. The source reports that the company has already hired 130 workers at the site.

Weber-Stephen Products has been operating since 1893. The company produces charcoal, gas and electric outdoor grills with related accessories. The company operates in over 40 countries worldwide; the facility in Zabrze is the first company’s factory in Europe.

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