EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Wytwórnia Silników Wysokoprężnych Andoria

Wytwórnia Silników Wysokoprężnych Andoria

Geographic Location

Country: Poland
Location of affected unit(s): Andrychów


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
29.3 - Manufacture of parts and accessories for motor vehicles
Number Employed: 247

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 05-06-2004
Planned Job Reductions min: 200
Planned Job Reductions max: 200
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring

Additional Information

Faced with net losses over several consecutive years, the directors of Wytwórnia Silników Wysokprężnych Andoria, a diesel engine producer, have drawn up a restructuring plan planning entity to be transformed into a management company. Andoria's workforce has already been reduced to 247 people, down from 1,000; by 2005, it will be employing only 40-47 people working in various asset management capacities.