Business expansion
Poludniowy; Slaskie; Centralny slaski
Location of affected unit(s)
Manufacture For Transport Equipment
Manufacture Of Motor Vehicles, Trailers And Semi-Trailers
29.3 - Manufacture of parts and accessories for motor vehicles

188 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
15 October 2018
Employment effect (start)
1 March 2019
Foreseen end date
1 March 2020


Japanese producer of automotive components SumiRiko Automotive Hose Poland, a subsidiary of Sumitomo Riko Group, has announced that it will create 188 new jobs at its production facility in Sosnowiec between March 2019 and March 2020. The company expects that it will increase its workforce to 162 jobs by March 2019; another 188 jobs will be created by March 2020.  The factory in Sosnowiec was launched in October 2017and is specialized in the production of fuel and water lines and air conditioning products.

Sumitomo Riko Group operates at 130 locations in 23 countries employing over 10,000 people around the world. The group produces automotive components, including anti-vibration rubber products, hoses, sound controlling products, interior equipment, as well as general industrial products. SumiRiko has been operating in Poland since 1999; as of October 2018, the company has three production facilities in the country: Wolbrom, Zagórze and Sosnowiec.



Eurofound (2018), SumiRiko Automotive Hose Poland, Business expansion in Poland, factsheet number 95693, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/95693.