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Rockwell Automation expands Katowice plant

March 23, 2012 Katowice the City 0

Rockwell Automation, a global provider of industrial automation, power, control and information solutions, is going to extend its multi-functional plant located at 49 Roździeńskiego St.

According to the wnp.pl portal, the U.S. company will develop the existing 7 700 sq. meters production facility by additional 4 300 sq. meters. Rockwell will also erect a 1 100 sq. meters building for office and welfare purposes.

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Rockwell Automation creates Product Development Center in Katowice

December 13, 2011 Katowice the City 0

Rockwell Automation, which is one of the world’s leading providers of automated industrial drive systems and services, has opened a Product Development Center within a multi-functional plant located in Katowice. The investment, had been mystified thus far, was introduced during the last week’s “Prospects in Poland” conference.

“The decision about opening the center in Katowice was made a couple months ago.

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Famur extends factory in Katowice

January 5, 2011 Katowice the City 0

Famur, a world manufacturer of mining machinery and equipment, is going to start up a new plant in January this year. Skanska was a prime contractor of the project. In 2011, the company will make a decision about next stages of the plant’s extension.

The plant called “Famur 2” covers four hectares which is one-third of the total area of the machines factory

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Plant of Rieter will be expanded

August 3, 2010 Katowice the City 0

Rieter Automotive Poland (RAP), which bought a plot and a factory’s building in the Panewniki district several weeks ago, plans to expand its plant in Katowice. The building where the RAP’s factory operates, had been previously renting by the company. The unit in Katowice manufactures noise reduction products for vehicles and hires 300 people. At present, RAP wants to develop the plant and to increase number of workers.

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Katowice wants IBM

April 22, 2009 Katowice the City 0

IBM is considering opening a plant in Poland that would employ up to 3 000 people, according to Gazeta Wyborcza newspaper. It might be the biggest IT invest in Poland. Two Polish cities, Katowice and Wrocław are competing against Egyptian Cairo and Romanian Bucarest. Katowice and Wrocław were visited last week by the heads of IBM when the presentation of both cities took place.