Type
Business expansion
Country
Poland
Region
Polnocno-Zachodni; Wielkopolskie;
Location of affected unit(s)
Gniezno
Sector
Manufacturing
Manufacture For Transport Equipment
Manufacture Of Motor Vehicles, Trailers And Semi-Trailers
29.20 - Manufacture of bodies (coachwork) for motor vehicles; manufacture of trailers and semi-trailers

100 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
19 June 2015
Employment effect (start)
1 January 2016
Foreseen end date

Description

KIRCHHOFF Automotive Poland has announced that will create 100 jobs at its new production plant located in Gniezno. This will be the fourth facility of KIRCHHOFF in Poland, which is expected to be operational at the beginning of 2016. The first stage of this investment will cost EUR 15,000. New contracts with European customers might bring future company investments in Poland.

KIRCHHOFF Automotive is the producer of metal and hybrid structures for automotive industry of German origin. The company has been operating in Poland since 1999 and has three plants (one in Gliwice and two in Mielec) employing almost 1,500 people. Polish units manufacture mainly for General Motors and Ford.


Sources

  • 19 June 2015: Wirtualnay Nowy Przemys┼é

Citation

Eurofound (2015), KIRCHHOFF Automotive Poland, Business expansion in Poland, factsheet number 84002, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/84002.