Business expansion
Poludniowy; Slaskie; Centralny slaski
Location of affected unit(s)
Dąbrowa Górnicza
Manufacture Of Computer, Electrical Electronic And Optical Products
Manufacture Of Electrical Equipment
27.20 - Manufacture of batteries and accumulators

300 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
22 July 2020
Employment effect (start)
1 January 2021
Foreseen end date
31 December 2021


The South Korean chemical company SK Innovation announced that it plans to create 300 jobs at its new production facility in Dąbrowa Górnicza, Poland, by the end of 2021. The production is expected to be launched in the first half of 2021; the factory will be fully operational in October 2021. The factory is located in the Katowice Special Economic Zone. The company plans to invest PLN 1 billion (€227 million) in the factory specializing in the production of lithium-ion battery separators for electric cars.

SK Innovation was founded in 1962. The company operates in various fields from petroleum production, refining, chemicals, lubricants as well as batteries for electric cars and their components. 



Eurofound (2020), SK Innovation, Business expansion in Poland, factsheet number 101497, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/101497.