Business expansion
Poludniowy; Slaskie; Centralny slaski
Location of affected unit(s)
Manufacture Of Computer, Electrical Electronic And Optical Products
Manufacture Of Electrical Equipment
27.20 - Manufacture of batteries and accumulators

200 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
16 August 2016
Employment effect (start)
1 April 2017
Foreseen end date
31 December 2017


BMZ Poland, a German producer of batteries for tools, garden equipment and bicycles has announced that it will create 200 new jobs at its factory in Gliwice by the end of 2017. The company is looking for production staff and engineers. The new production hall, which is being built, is expected to be operational in the second quarter of 2017. The company plans to invest EUR 10mn in the project. BMZ Poland will double its overall production by 2020 thanks to the investment.

BMZ was founded in 1994 in Germany; currently, it is one of Europe’s leading providers of systems and solutions for the intelligent mobile energy market and employs over 1,100 people worldwide, including 500 in the plant in Gliwice.


  • 16 August 2016: Wirtualny Nowy Przemysł


Eurofound (2016), BMZ Poland, Business expansion in Poland, factsheet number 88411, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/88411.