Category Archives: Poland

Press Releases & News from Poland distributed via EuropaWire

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

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