EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Zakład Produkcji Mleczarskiej in Nowy Targ

Zakład Produkcji Mleczarskiej in Nowy Targ

Geographic Location

Country: Poland
Region: Nowosadecki; Malopolskie; Poludniowy
Location of affected unit(s): Nowy Targ


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of food products, beverages and tobacco products
10.5 - Manufacture of dairy products
Number Employed: 160
Group: Okręgowa Spółdzielnia Mleczarska Radomsko

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 22-02-2020
Planned Job Reductions min: 160
Type of Restructuring: Bankruptcy
Employment Effect Start: 22-02-2020
Foreseen End Date: 31-05-2020

Additional Information

The dairy cooperative, Okręgowa Spółdzielnia Mleczarska Radomsko (OSM Radomsko), announced that it will close down its subsidiary Zakład Produkcji Mleczarskiej in Nowy Targ by the end of May 2020. As a result, 160 employees will be dismissed. The source reports that the dairy cooperative ended 2019 with a financial loss. The local community has expressed its concern regarding the company's decision. The city council would like to negotiate the decision and has adopted a resolution opposing the company's measures. 

Okręgowa Spółdzielnia Mleczarska Radomsko was founded in 1936; currently, the dairy employs 660 people in two units. The unit in Nowy Targ, operating since 1977, was acquired by the company in 2005.