Category Archives: Poland

Press Releases & News from Poland distributed via EuropaWire

Aluplast leases warehouse and manufacturing space at the Logicor Poznań III distribution centre

LONDON, 18-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Aluplast sp. z o.o., the largest supplier of PVC window systems on the Polish market, has signed a lease for 10,000 sq m of warehouse and manufacturing space at the Logicor Poznań III distribution centre. Bartek … Read the full press release

PKN ORLEN announces new cooperation with NIOC with the acquisition of 1 million barrels of Iranian Light oil

PKN ORLEN has purchased 1 million barrels of Iranian Light oil. It will be delivered to Naftoport in Gdańsk in January, to be then transported to the PKN ORLEN refinery in Płock.  Płock, Poland, 15-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The newly initiated … Read the full press release

OSCE: European human rights officials urge Polish parliament to reconsider amendments to the law governing public assemblies

WARSAW / STRASBOURG, 05-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — European human rights officials today expressed serious concern over legal amendments passed last week in the Polish Sejm that could undermine the right to freedom of assembly if they become law. Urging the … Read the full press release

PGNiG’s gas production in Pakistan now exceeds 0,5 mcm per day

WARSZAWA, 22-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Polish Oil and Gas Company (PGNiG SA) started gas production from Rizq deposit and drilling of another well in Rehman deposit. The company’s gas production in Pakistan exceeded 0,5 mcm per day. PGNiG extracts over 300 … Read the full press release

Saab and Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa (PGZ) sign MoU

STOCKHOLM, 28-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Defence and security company Saab announces it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa (PGZ), the biggest defence company in Poland. The document foresees the development of close cooperation between Saab and … Read the full press release

1,000 guests at the launch of the Volkswagen automotive plant for the production of the new Crafter in Września, Poland

Opening gala with 1,000 guests from state authorities, business, employees,  the Volkswagen Group and unions About 3,000 employees will produce 100,000 vehicles annually Approx. 800 million Euros were invested WRZESNIA, Poland, 25-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Festive plant opening in Września, Poland: … Read the full press release

Skanska acquires 5,000 square meters of land in Warsaw, Poland for EUR 22M

WARSAW, 05-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska acquires about 5,000 square meters of land in Warsaw, Poland. The total investment amounts to EUR 22M, about SEK 200M. The land plot is located at 7/9 Łucka Street in Warsaw’s Wola district, one of … Read the full press release

Rockcastle to refinance three shopping centres in Poland with loan from pbb, Helaba and ING Bank

Munich/Frankfurt/Warsaw/London, 21-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank, Helaba and ING Bank have jointly underwritten an investment facility, totalling € 163.6 million, to refinance Karolinka, Pogoria and Platan Shopping Centres in Poland. The assets are owned by Rockcastle Global Real Estate … Read the full press release

Zalando baut internationale Logistiknetzwerk weiter aus in Frankreich und Polen

BERLIN, 19-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Um die vielfältigen Wünsche von rund 19 Millionen Kunden in 15 verschiedenen Ländern Europas in Zukunft noch besser bedienen zu können, baut Zalando das internationale Logistiknetzwerk weiter aus. Nach dem erfolgreichen Start des Logistikzentrums in Stradella … Read the full press release

Statoil, LOTOS Norge and Total Norge: Production from the Utgard field scheduled to start in late 2019

Gdańsk, Poland, 15-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Statoil, LOTOS Norge and Total Norge, which together hold the Utgard licence (formerly Alfa Sentral), have submitted the Plan for Development and Operation of the licence to the Norwegian and British regulators. Production from the … Read the full press release

Polish WB Electronics S.A. signed an agreement with NSPA for the logistic support of unmanned systems FlyEye

On 20th July, WB Electronics S.A., the leader of the largest private capital group in the Polish defence industry WB Group signed an agreement with NSPA for the logistic support of unmanned systems FlyEye Ożarów Mazowiecki, Poland, 10-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

pbb and HSBC to provide € 117 million for the Valad Polish Retail Fund

Investment and development facility totaling € 117 million Long-time established and dominant shopping centre Extension to include 83 extra retail units totaling 20,000 sqm of retail space Munich/Warsaw/London, 20-Jun-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — pbb and HSBC have jointly underwritten an investment … Read the full press release

LOTOS Oil products meet the quality assurance criteria and standards required for the armed forces of NATO member countries

Gdańsk, Poland, 17-Jun-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — For nearly twenty years, LOTOS Oil has supplied lubricants to Polish armed forces of various kinds. It has been ten years since the quality management system in place at LOTOS Oil successfully underwent the AQAP … Read the full press release

PKN ORLEN completes EUR 750m Eurobonds issue

Płock, Poland, 09-Jun-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — PKN ORLEN has completed the EUR 750m Eurobonds issue. The Company’s debt securities with an annual coupon of 2.5% have been ranked high by Fitch Ratings (BBB-) and by Moody’s Investors (Baa3). The issue of … Read the full press release

ORLEN Group’s Unipetrol begins construction of new polyethylene unit (PE3) in its Czech production facility in Litvínov

Litvínov, Czech Republic, 09-Jun-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (07-06-2016), Unipetrol, a strategic subsidiary of the ORLEN Group, has officially launched the construction of a new polyethylene unit (PE3) in its Czech production facility in Litvínov. The cornerstone laying ceremony was attended by … Read the full press release

PKP Cargo appoints three members of the Management Board

Gdansk, Poland, 05-Apr-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The Supervisory Board of PKP Cargo appointed three members of the Management Board: Grzegorz Fingas, Member of the Board for Commercial Issues, Jarosław Klasa, Member of the Board for Operational Issues and Arkadiusz Olewnik, Member of … Read the full press release

Airbus awards another production project at Azura Polska’s new facility in Poland

Investments taking shape in Poland with opening of Azura Polska facility in Łódź, where A350 XWB parts will be manufactured Airbus Helicopters’ design office and Łódź University of Technology are working on new generation aviation seats, to be manufactured by … Read the full press release

Sapienza Consulting Awarded NCIA Support Contract

Sapienza Consulting led Consortium lands contract expected to be worth up 20 Million Euros over three years with the NATO (OTAN) Communications and Information Agency BRUSSELS, 02-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Sapienza Consulting BV, a Leading Provider of Space and Defence … Read the full press release

Finmeccanica kicks-off the final assembly phase for the first two Aermacchi M-346s for the Polish Air Force

The contract with the Polish Air Force is to supply eight aircraft as well as Ground Based Training Systems Presented to General Commander of the Polish Armed Forces, the two aircraft will be delivered by November 2016 A total 59 … Read the full press release

PGNiG UI further strengthens its position in hydrocarbon exploration on the Norwegian Continental Shelf

WARSAW, 21-Jan-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — In the APA 2015 licensing round, PGNiG Upstream International (PGNiG UI), a subsidiary of Polskie Górnictwo Naftowe i Gazownictwo SA, was awarded interests in four exploration and production licences, including one operatorship. Two of the licences … Read the full press release

Gamesa sold a 24 MW wind farm in Poland to Windflower

Gamesa will provide the facility’s operation and maintenance services for a period of fifteen years. Zamudio, Spain, 8-1-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, has sold a 24 MW wind farm in Poland, built under turnkey project … Read the full press release

EBU writes to Polish President Andrzej Duda to express its dismay at the controversial media bill introduced in Poland’s Parliament

GENEVA, Switzerland, 4-1-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) has written to the President of the Republic of Poland, Mr Andrzej Duda, and to Members of the Polish Senate expressing its dismay at the bill introduced yesterday (30 December) in … Read the full press release

Abolishing the existing safeguards for pluralism and independence of public service media governance in Poland

The undersigned press freedom and media organisations – European Broadcasting Union (EBU), European Federation of Journalists (EFJ), Association of European Journalists (AEJ),  Reporters Without Borders (RSF) and Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) – are outraged by the proposed bill, hastily … Read the full press release

United Internet AG receives anti-trust authorities approval for its acquisition of all shares in home.pl

Montabaur, Germany, 4-1-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — After receiving approval from the relevant anti-trust authorities, United Internet AG today closed its acquisition of all shares in home.pl via its subsidiary 1&1 Internet SE. United Internet had reached an agreement with the owners of … Read the full press release

Fleet management: Finder S.A. Poland acquired by TomTom Telematics

Amsterdam, 4-1-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Today TomTom (TOM2) announced that it has acquired Finder S.A., the leading fleet management service provider in Poland, effective as of the end of December 2015. The acquisition strengthens the position of TomTom Telematics as the … Read the full press release

Leading historians will discuss Europe’s ‘forgotten union’ between Poland and Lithuania at a special event in Edinburgh

A panel of leading historians will discuss Europe’s ‘forgotten union’ at a special event to launch a new book by an Aberdeen academic. ABERDEEN, 25-9-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Professor Robert Frost’s work, The Making of the Polish-Lithuanian Union 1385-1569, is the … Read the full press release

PKP CARGO to purchase 15 multi-system locomotives from Siemens Group

PKP CARGO shall purchase 15 multi-system locomotives from the Siemens Group. These locomotives are intended for PKP CARGO trains in Poland and six other states of the European Union. Siemens will supply the locomotives to PKP CARGO starting from January … Read the full press release

KGHM starts detailed geophysical surveys for potassium salts near the Bay of Puck in northern Poland

Nearly 600 million tonnes of raw material, containing from 7 to 13.7 percent of potassium oxide, used for the production of fertilizers. This, according to preliminary estimates, may be found in several adjacent deposits of potassium-magnesium salts and rock salts … Read the full press release

KGHM Polska Miedź: Hundreds attended the 3rd International Copper Ore Mining Congress in Lublin

Innovation, cutting edge technology and advanced mine dimension – this is the image of copper mining presented during the 3rd International Copper Ore Mining Congress in Lublin, which between 16 and 18 September attended more than four hundred of practitioners … Read the full press release

Polish Oil and Gas Company: Qatargas to supply liquefied natural gas for the purposes of Świnoujście LNG terminal cool-down and start-up operations

Liquefied natural gas for the purposes of Świnoujście LNG terminal cool-down and start-up operations will be supplied by the biggest producer of LNG in the world and operator of the greatest methane carrier fleet – Qatargas. Polish Oil and Gas … Read the full press release