EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Poland
Region: Lodzkie; Centralny
Location of affected unit(s): Wieluń


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

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 15-11-2011
Planned Job Reductions min: 300
Planned Job Reductions max: 300
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring
Employment Effect Start: 15-11-2011
Planned Job Creation: 300

Additional Information

A Polish metal processing company ZUGIL (Zakład Urządzeń Galwanicznych i Lakierniczych) in Wieluń announced plans to dismiss 300 people.

The company gave as a reason the crisis in the automotive market in Europe. According to the company its customers from Germany and Sweden have limited their business activities. Witold Jajszczok, a spokesman of Gwarant Group, said that ZUGIL has been strongly affected by the lack of new orders.

ZUGIL is a Polish company founded in 1948. The company supplies galvanizing and painting equipment's manufacturing as well as machines and buildings steel constructions for European customers.