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: 3500
Group: United Technologies

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 30-03-2007
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2007
Planned Job Creation: 600

Additional Information

WSK PZL Rzeszów, Poland’s largest producer of complete aviation engines and of components, is expanding its production capacity. Until the end of 2007, the company plans to hire 600 workers. The company is a subsidiary of Pratt&Whitney, of the United Technologies corporate group. The total employment in WSK PZL Rzeszów is 3500 people.