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

600 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
12 October 2021
Employment effect (start)
12 October 2021
Foreseen end date
31 December 2023


The South Korean chemical company SK hi-tech battery materials Poland announced that it plans to create additional 600 jobs at its new production facility in Dąbrowa Górnicza, Poland by the end of 2023. Located in the Katowice Special Economic Zone, the factory was officially launched in October 2021, and so far, 400 employees have been hired at the site. The company is to create in total 1,000 positions in the location. In Poland, the company plans to invest in total PLN 6.5 billion (€1.40 billion) in facilities specializing in the production of lithium-ion battery separators for electric cars.

SK hi-tech battery materials Poland is a subsidiary of SK group. The company operates in various fields from petroleum production, refining, chemicals, lubricants as well as batteries for electric cars and their components. 

Previous business expansion was announced in January 2021 (300 jobs created).



Eurofound (2021), SK hi-tech battery materials Poland, Business expansion in Poland, factsheet number 105462, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/105462.