EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Poland
Region: Miasto Lodz; Lodzkie; Centralny
Location of affected unit(s): Łódź


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
29.32 - Manufacture of other parts and accessories for motor vehicles

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 09-01-2017
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 01-05-2017
Planned Job Creation: 200

Additional Information

Global supplier of automotive systems, modules and other components ZF TRW (former TRW Automotive) has announced that it will create 200 jobs at its new engineering centre in Łódź. The unit is expected to be operational in May 2017; the company has already leased nearly 2,400 square metres office in new office space in Łódź. ZFTRW is looking for IT specialists and electronics engineers.

ZF TRW was acquired by ZF Friedrichshafen AG in 2015. The company has production facilities in more than 20 countries and 22 technical centres worldwide. In Poland, ZF TRW has a shared services centre in Częstochowa and plants in four Polish locations: Częstochowa, Gliwice, Czechowice-Dziedzice (all of these facilities are located in the Katowice Special Economic Zone) and Pruszków near Warszawa.