Business expansion
Wschodni; Swietokrzyskie; Swietokrzyski
Location of affected unit(s)
Bilcza near Kielce
Manufacture Of Rubber And Plastic Products And Other Non-Metallic Mineral Products
Manufacture Of Rubber And Plastic Products
22.29 - Manufacture of other plastic products

150 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
5 March 2020
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date
31 December 2020


The Polish producer of water filters Dafi Pro, a subsidiary of Formaster group, announced that it will create 150 new jobs at its production facility in Bilcza near Kielce in 2020. The company is to invest PLN 50 million (€11.37 million as at 15 March 2020) and double the production capacity of the factory. As a part of the investment, an office, a two-story production hall and a high-storage warehouse will be built. In the context of Industry 4.0, the facilities will have advanced automation.

Formaster has been operating in Poland for over 30 years; the company specialises in the production of water heaters, water filters, filtering cartridges and vacuum containers. Currently, Dafi Pro employs about 300 workers and provides its water solutions to clients in 30 countries in Europe, Asia and the Americas. In 2017, the company announced the creation of 100 jobs in Bilcza.



Eurofound (2020), Dafi Pro, Business expansion in Poland, factsheet number 100033, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/100033.