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Fortaco Group, the leading strategic partner in Europe to the heavy off-highway equipment industry, providing zero emission solutions and technology, assemblies, vehicle cabins and steel fabrications has started a significant capacity extension project in the Gliwice region in Poland. The greenfield investment consists of a covered production area of 34.000 m2 and new equipment. Construction work will be started in H1-2023 and start of operations mid 2024. The business site located in Knurow will employ up to 250 new employees.


“I am happy to announce that we will start the construction work of a new factory after comprehensive preparations. The business site located in Knurow is strategically important to further support our customers by offering additional capacity and efficiency based on a high degree of automation and strong operational excellence”, says Lars Hellberg, President & CEO of Fortaco Group.


Fortaco’s steel fabrication footprint covers modern factories with the best-in-class equipment in Finland, Estonia, Poland, Hungary, and Serbia and offers manufacturing capabilities to world’s leading OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) customers, including design and engineering, and aftermarket services.


Mr. Jaroslaw Szytow has been appointed General Manager for the business site. He has joined Fortaco Group as from 12 April 2023.


For more information, please contact:


Lars Hellberg Rafal Sornek

President & CEO, Fortaco Group Senior Vice President, Zero Emission Solutions

+358 40 572 9488 +48 887 660 350


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