PMR Online access    |   tel. +48 12 340 51 00    |   E-mail: info@pmrcorporate.com
 


 

GKN to invest PLN 100m in Dolnoslaskie plant?


2012-07-09



GKN Driveline, a leading global supplier of automotive driveline systems and solutions, is considering a major expansion of its factory in Olesnica (Dolnoslaskie voivodship), Puls Biznesu reported. The value of the project, expected to be completed by the end of 2014, is estimated at PLN 100m (approx. €23.5m). It would create 100 new jobs, lifting the plant’s current headcount by 16% to 740.

The plan, which would involve the installation of new production lines for making components hitherto produced outside Poland, depends on the Olesnica factory being included in the Walbrzych Special Economic Zone. If it is not, GKN will move forward with a more limited project worth PLN 57m (€13.4m) and the potential to bring 60 new jobs. Olesnica would compete with locations in Russia and Ukraine for this smaller investment.

GKN Driveline, the largest unit of global engineering group GKN, employs 22,000 people at 57 facilities in 23 countries.



Browse and search in our archive »


subscribe to PMR RSS NEWS channelsSubscribe to PMR RSS NEWS channels »




Free monthly e-letter containing latest news, analyses and business information on economic situation in Poland, Russia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania, Slovakia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan.
Relevant news
 

Useful links         Privacy Policy
Copyright © 2018 PMR. All rights reserved.

PMR is a British-American company providing market information, advice and services to international businesses interested in Central and Eastern Europe as well as other emerging markets. PMR key areas of operation include business publications (through PMR Publications), consultancy (through PMR Consulting) and market research (through PMR Research). With over fourteen years of experience, high international standards in projects and publications, highly skilled multilingual staff and a wide network of co-operating research companies and market experts, PMR is one of the largest companies of its type in the region.