Business expansion
Poludniowo-Zachodni; Dolnoslaskie; Wroclawski
Location of affected unit(s)
Biskupice Podgórne
Manufacture For Transport Equipment
Manufacture Of Motor Vehicles, Trailers And Semi-Trailers
29.31 - Manufacture of electrical and electronic equipment for motor vehicles

3,000 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
30 May 2017
Employment effect (start)
31 December 2017
Foreseen end date


LG Chem has announced that it will create 3,000 jobs at its new factory in Biskupice Podgórne (Tarnobrzeg Special Economic Zone, Poland). The plant, which will produce over 100,000 batteries for electric cars each year, it is expected to be operational by the second half of 2017. The company plans to invest about PLN 1.2 billion (EUR 286.39 million USD 322.58 million) in the project; it will be Europe’s first mass production facility for lithium-ion car batteries.

Recently, the company has also signed a cooperation agreement with Wrocław University of Science and Technology.

LG Chem is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of lithium-ion batteries. The company is a part of LG group.


  • 30 May 2017: Gazeta Wyborcza Wrocław
  • 31 May 2017: Tu Wrocław


Eurofound (2017), LG Chem, Business expansion in Poland, factsheet number 91101, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/91101.