Business expansion
Poludniowo-Zachodni; Opolskie;
Location of affected unit(s)
Strzelce Opolskie
Manufacture Of Wood And Paper Materials
Manufacture Of Wood And Of Products Of Wood And Cork, Except Furniture; Manufacture Of Articles Of Straw And Plaiting Materials
16 - Manufacture of wood and of products of wood and cork, except furniture; manufacture of articles of straw and plaiting materials

200 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
14 April 2014
Employment effect (start)
14 April 2014
Foreseen end date


Kronospan, an Austrian producer of wood products, has announced it will create 200 jobs at its factory in Strzelce Opolskie (the Katowicka Special Economic Zone) in Poland.

The recruitment process has already begun and the company will employ electricians, machine operators, mechanics and administrative staff. The company is also recruiting people with foreign language skills.

Kronospan has been operating in Poland since 1989 and it has units in five locations (Strzelce Opolskie, Pozna?, Szczecinek, Mielec and Pustków). The ERM has previously reported on restructuring events in Kronospan in Poland in 2009 and 2011


  • 14 April 2014: Radio Opole


Eurofound (2014), Kronospan, Business expansion in Poland, factsheet number 76910, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/76910.