Category Archives: Poland

Press Releases & News from Poland distributed via EuropaWire

Skanska to build production and storage facility in Gliwice, Poland

Skanska has signed a contract with Johnson Matthey for the construction of a production and storage facility in Gliwice, Poland. The contract is worth PLN 128 M, about SEK 300 M, which will be included in the order bookings for … Read the full press release

Henkel invests in a new, state-of-the-art laundry production line at Henkel’s Laundry & Home Care production site in Racibórz, Poland

Poland: New production line for liquid laundry detergents Racibórz, Poland, 24-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel has invested 24 million euros in a new, state-of-the-art laundry production line at Henkel’s Laundry & Home Care production site in Racibórz, Poland. Adding to … Read the full press release

EBRD takes part in the US$ 51 million private placement of Mabion S.A.

Participation in private placement as a cornerstone investor EBRD participates in US$ 51m equivalent private placement of Mabion Mabion is leading biotechnology company in Poland EBRD to invest US$ 18 million (PLN 61.4 million) LONDON, 26-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The EBRD … Read the full press release

Gavin Graham: LOTOS Upstream is an umbrella organisation tasked primarily with effective oversight and management of the LOTOS Group’s global upstream operations

Gdańsk, Poland, 16-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — February 1st saw LOTOS Upstream commence its business operations. Its group already includes LOTOS Norge and LOTOS Geonafta, which will soon be joined by Baltic Gas. The plan is to expand operations into new areas, … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz awarded the best player of the ESL One Katowice 2018 tournament a vehicle of his choice valued at 50,000 euros

STUTTGART/KATOWICE, 27-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — 80 players, 16 teams, a million US dollars in prize money. The world’s best players and teams in the Dota 2 discipline, a real-time strategy game, determined their champions from 24 to 25 February 2018 in the Spodek … Read the full press release

Zalando Lounge plant gemeinsam mit Projektentwickler Hillwood den Bau eines 130.000 Quadratmeter großen Logistikzentrums in Olsztynek

BERLIN, 22-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Zalando Lounge, der erfolgreiche Shopping-Club von Zalando, plant gemeinsam mit Projektentwickler Hillwood den Bau eines 130.000 Quadratmeter großen Logistikzentrums. Mit dem neuen Standort wird die Zalando Lounge ihre Logistikkapazitäten erhöhen und operative Prozesse noch flexibler gestalten. … Read the full press release

Raport: Jak zaoszczędzić na hiszpańskich wakacjach nad morzem

Malaga, Hiszpania, 11-Styczeń-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Styczeń to najbardziej popularny miesiąc na planowanie letnich wakacji. Przy odrobinie cierpliwości i elastyczności przy wyborze dat, można zarezerwować plażowe wakacje, które będą o 60% tańsze niż w sezonie. Tego lata tygodniowe wakacje dla … Read the full press release

A6 Alliance widens its cooperation to the air navigation service providers (ANSPs) of Switzerland, Hungary and Romania

FAREHAM, UK, 22-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The A6 Alliance of air navigation service providers (ANSPs) across Europe who are committed to modernise the European ATM system – has widened its cooperation to the ANSPs of Switzerland, Hungary and Romania and has also agreed … Read the full press release

Seven life scientists in Czech Republic, Estonia, Poland, Portugal and Turkey announced recipients of EMBO Installation Grants

HEIDELBERG, 19-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — EMBO announces today seven life scientists as recipients of EMBO Installation Grants. These grants will support the early-career researchers in establishing their independent laboratories in the Czech Republic, Estonia, Poland, Portugal and Turkey. EMBO Installation … Read the full press release

EBRD loans PLN 100 million to Euro Bank S.A. for energy efficiency of residential buildings in Poland

PLN 100 million in loans via loan to Euro Bank S.A. LONDON, 29-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The EBRD is providing a loan of up to PLN 100 million (€23.6 million equivalent) to Euro Bank S.A. (Euro Bank) to finance investments to … Read the full press release

Finalization of EDF-PGE asset disposal

PARIS, 16-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On the 13th November, 2017, EDF has finalized the disposal of EDF Polska assets (heat and electricity cogeneration and electricity generation)1 to PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna SA2 . This announcement is consecutive to the fulfillment of all regulatory approvals … Read the full press release

PGNiG SA continues its gas price dispute against PAO Gazprom and OOO Gazprom Export in the Stockholm Arbitration Court

WARSAW, 03-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — PGNiG SA continues its gas price review proceeding against PAO Gazprom and OOO Gazprom Export in the Stockholm Arbitration Court, for gas delivered, since November 1, 2014, under the long-term gas supply contract of September … Read the full press release

ECE and Allianz: New, modernized food court at Silesia City Center in Katowice, Poland

Attractive design, comfortable atmosphere, and a better quality of stay HAMBURG, 26-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Launch of the new food court at Silesia City Center: ECE and Allianz have opened the new, comprehensively modernized food court of the shopping center located … Read the full press release

Naftogaz contracts PwC Polska to facilitate the unbundling of the TSO operator from Naftogaz

KYIV, 25-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The unbundling of the gas transmission function from Naftogaz and creating a transmission system operator (TSO) certifiable under European regulations is not only about Ukraine’s compliance with the European law; it also important for preserving gas … Read the full press release

LeasePlan Poland to deliver 150 Nissan Leaf electric vehicles for the car-sharing programme of the city of Wroclaw in Poland

WROCLAW, 24-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On October 17, LeasePlan Poland announced it will deliver 150 Nissan Leaf electric vehicles to the car-sharing programme of the city of Wroclaw, Poland, by the end of 2017. The cars will be available for public … Read the full press release

Winners of Global Education Innovation Award

Global Education Network Europe announces the winners of the Global Education Innovation Award 2017 Dublin, Ireland, 29-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — GENE – Global Education Network Europe – wishes to recognise the importance of innovation in Global Education through its Global … Read the full press release

Wroclaw Transport Services expands its fleet with a further 60 urban buses from Mercedes-Benz

STUTTGART/WROCLOW, 10-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Mercedes-Benz has secured another major tender in Poland. Wroclaw Transport Services is expanding its fleet with a further 60 urban buses from Mercedes-Benz. The Citaros are being built at the EvoBus plant in Mannheim and … Read the full press release

Skanska invests EUR 48M in mixed-use project in Poznan, Poland

STOCKHOLM, 08-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska invests EUR 48M, about SEK 460M in phase I of Nowy Rynek, a mixed-use project located in Poznan, Poland. The six-story office building will have a total leasable area of around 25,000 square meters, with … Read the full press release

Continental will present the latest applications for the Polish market at the trade fair for rail vehicles Trako in Gdansk

The technology company is represented in almost all important rail transport projects in large Polish cities Holistic solutions for the rail transport of the future Suspension system meets the requirements of European fire protection standard EN 45545 HANOVER, 04-Aug-2017 — … Read the full press release

Vienna Insurance Group launches comprehensive digitalisation project to be implemented within the Group

Launch of Genesis digitalisation project VIENNA, 23-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Polish VIG Group company Compensa has launched the most comprehensive digitalisation project to be implemented within the Group. The total investment amount is around EUR 25 million and Vienna Insurance … Read the full press release

Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB) approves ten new loans worth EUR 810 million for social projects

NICOSIA, 19-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (16 June 2017), at its meeting held in Nicosia, the Administrative Council of the Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB) approved ten new loans worth € 810 million. This brings the total amount approved for … Read the full press release

Skanska invests EUR 46M in the first phase of the Brama Miasta office complex in Lodz, Poland

STOCKHOLM, 01-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska invests EUR 46M, about SEK 440M, in the first phase of the Brama Miasta office complex located in Lodz, Poland. The office building will be 15 stories high with a total leasable area of around … Read the full press release

EBRD buys 9.48 per cent stake in real estate investment trust company Griffin Premium RE..

Investment vehicle expected to be listed on Warsaw Stock Exchange on 13 April LONDON, 13-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The EBRD has become a shareholder in Griffin Premium RE..N.V, a company structured as a real estate investment trust ( REIT) and operating … Read the full press release

Grupa Azoty earns ‘Transparent Company 2016’ title

Tarnów, Poland, 11-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Grupa Azoty S.A. has earned the prestigious title of ‘Transparent Company 2016’ in the just completed first edition of a ranking run by the Parkiet daily and the Accounting and Tax Institute, with the support … Read the full press release

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