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Swedwood to enlarge Lubawa plant


Swedwood, the manufacturing unit of IKEA, plans to significantly expand capacity at its factory of hollow boards in Lubawa (Warminsko-Mazurskie voivodship), Puls Biznesu reported.

Karolina Horoszczak, the spokeswoman for IKEA Polska, revealed that the company was aiming to erect a new factory hall in Lubawa with an area of 2,500 m2. Swedwood is in the middle of selecting a contractor for the project, and construction work is expected to begin later this year. She did not reveal the estimated value of the investment, but one expert estimate cited by the newspaper puts it at between PLN 45-65m (€11.1-16.1m).

The Lubawa plant is one of Swedwood’s 14 production facilities in Poland. It employs 1,500 people.

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