EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

WSK PZL-Rzeszów

WSK PZL-Rzeszów

Geographic Location

Country: Poland
Region: Rzeszowsko-tarnobrzeski; Podkarpackie; Wschodni
Location of affected unit(s): Rzeszów


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
30 - Manufacture of other transport equipment
Number Employed: 4800

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 05-02-2007
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Foreseen End Date: 31-03-2007
Planned Job Creation: 400

Additional Information

The WSK aviation works in Rzeszów plans to hire 400 employees by the end of March 2007 in order to cater for the increased demand for labour due to growing orders for engines used in Sokół helicopters, among other products. At present, WSK employs 4,800 persons and is one of the major suppliers of parts for the aviation industry in southern Poland.