EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Zakłady Elektrotechniki Motoryzacyjnej

Company/Organisation:
Zakłady Elektrotechniki Motoryzacyjnej

Geographic Location

Country: Poland
Region: Elcki; Warminsko-Mazurskie; Polnocny

Company

Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
29.3 - Manufacture of parts and accessories for motor vehicles
Number Employed: 1200
Group: FSO

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 21-04-2006
Planned Job Reductions min: 200
Planned Job Reductions max: 200
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring

Additional Information

Zakłady Elektrotechniki Mototyzacyjnej plant in Ełk, producer of cables for automobiles, will be dismissing 200 persons out of a workforce of 1200. The company is experiencing financial difficulties due to a falling demand for its products. The Ełk facility is one of a number of plants owned by Fabryka Samochodów Osobowych (FSO) of Warsaw, the automobile factory which once turned out the Fiat 125p and the indigenous Polonez; it is now owned by AwtoZAZ, the Ukrainian automotive group.