Business expansion
Poludniowo-Zachodni; Dolnoslaskie; Miasto Wroclaw
Location of affected unit(s)
Professional Services
Scientific, Architectural And Engineering Technical Activities
Scientific Research And Development
72.1 - Research and experimental development on natural sciences and engineering

970 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
11 July 2014
Employment effect (start)
11 July 2014
Foreseen end date
31 December 2015


Supplier of aerospace and defence technologies UTC Aerospace Systems announced plans to create 970 new jobs at the newly opened Global Engineering Center in Wroc?aw by the end 2015. The company is to employ 270 engineers and about 700 workers in the production section.

The center was built on the site of UTC Aerospace Systems’ existing factory and it focuses on research and development of aircraft solutions. The center also supports nine strategic business units of the company. The facility has an area of over 3,700 m2, including 1,000 m2 used for laboratory purposes. Currently, the centre employs 800 people in the production section and 130 engineers.

UTC Aerospace Systems was formed in 2012 by combining two companies, Hamilton Sundstrand and Goodrich. UTC Aerospace has two factories in Poland located in Krosno and Rzeszów. The company is part of United Technologies Corporation (UTC), which employs about 10,000 people in units across Poland.

The ERM reported on another expansion plan announced by the company in 2012.


  • 11 July 2014: TVP Regionalna
  • 11 July 2014: Wirtualny Nowy Przemysł


Eurofound (2014), UTC Aerospace Systems, Business expansion in Poland, factsheet number 77392, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/77392.