Business expansion
Poludniowy; Malopolskie; Miasto Krakow
Location of affected unit(s)
Information / Communication
Computer Programming, Consultancy And Related Activities
Computer Programming, Consultancy And Related Activities
62 - Computer programming, consultancy and related activities

1,000 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
22 June 2016
Employment effect (start)
22 June 2016
Foreseen end date
31 December 2018


Swiss power and automation technology company ABB has announced that it will create 1,000 new jobs at its IT centre in Kraków by the end of 2018. The company is looking for IT specialists. ABB plans to increase the range of software operations in Poland; for this purpose the company has leased 20,000 m2 at the Axis building, an office complex in Kraków. Currently, the centre employs 420 staff who provides services to units within the ABB group.

Moreover, the company is to invest PLN 110 million (EUR 24.90 million USD 28.09 million) to increase the capacity of its units producing intelligent building control systems in Łódź and Aleksandów Łódzki during 2016.

The company has been operating in Poland since 1990 and it employs 4,000 people across the country.


  • 22 June 2016: Pula Biznesu
  • 6 July 2016: Polski Przemysł


Eurofound (2016), ABB, Business expansion in Poland, factsheet number 88187, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/88187.