EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Weyerhaeuser Poland

Company/Organisation:
Weyerhaeuser Poland

Geographic Location

Country: Poland
Region: Gdansk-Gdynia-Sopot; Pomorskie; Polnocny
Location of affected unit(s): Gdańsk

Company

Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of wood and paper products, and printing
17 - Manufacture of paper and paper products
Group: Weyerhaeuser

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 30-10-2010
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 01-01-2011
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2012
Planned Job Creation: 100

Additional Information

On 30 October, 2010, pulp and paper manufacturer Weyerhaeuser announced plans to build a new plant in Gdańsk in 2011 and recruit 100 workers. About 250 temporary jobs will be created for the construction of the factory. The plant will launch production by 2012.
Weyerhaeuser is one of the largest pulp and paper companies in the world. The company is operating in 10 countries over the world and employs 14,000 people. The company was founded in USA in 1990.