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: 4000

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 03-03-2009
Planned Job Reductions min: 120
Planned Job Reductions max: 120
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2009

Additional Information

WSK PZL - Rzeszów (Wytwórnia Sprzętu Komunikacyjnego PZL Rzeszów), a maker of components for the aircraft industry (including complete engines for the F-16), plans to cut its workforce by 120 persons (out of a total of 4,000) by the end of 2009. The company already made 100 employees redundant in 2008. Since 2002, WSK PZL - Rzeszów is a member of the United Technology Holdings group. WSK PZL - Rzeszów is part of the Aviation Valley, an area in south-eastern Poland with over 60 aviation companies which employ 20,000 persons.