EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Poland
Region: Legnicki; Dolnoslaskie; Poludniowo-Zachodni
Location of affected unit(s): Legnica


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
29.3 - Manufacture of parts and accessories for motor vehicles
Group: Winkelmann

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 07-02-2011
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 01-09-2011
Planned Job Creation: 100

Additional Information

On 7 February 2011, Winkelmann announced plans to build a new plant which will produce parts for engines in the Special Economic Zone of Legnica and employ 100 people. The company envisages the opening of the factory in the fall 2011. Winkelmann is a German corporation, which supplies products for the automotive industry. The company has been operating in the Special Economic Zone of Legnica since 2000. The company has five plants and employs over 1100 people in Legnica.