EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Zakłady Metalowe MESKO

Zakłady Metalowe MESKO

Geographic Location

Country: Poland
Region: Swietokrzyski; Swietokrzyskie; Wschodni
Location of affected unit(s): Skarżysko Kamienna


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of basic metals and fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment
25 - Manufacture of fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 17-09-2009
Planned Job Reductions min: 250
Planned Job Reductions max: 250
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring
Employment Effect Start: 01-10-2009
Foreseen End Date: 31-07-2010

Additional Information

The weapon-producing company Zakłady Metalowe MESKO based in Skarżysko Kamienna has announced a programme to reduce production costs by cutting employment by 250 jobs by the end of July 2010. The programme will start in the beginning of October 2009. The job losses are a response to the reduction of orders from the defence sector. Mesko manufactures a range of weapons and ammunition, machines and tools.