Volkswagen Poznań is a utility vehicle and components plant. The VW Caddy and VW Transporter have been produced in Poznań for more than 15 years. From there, the vehicles are distributed to markets throughout the world. Volkswagen Poznań is currently the largest employer in Greater Poland and one of the largest in the country. The company employs over 11,000 employees. In October 2016 a new plant for the Crafter in Białężyce next to Września was opened. In Poznań’s Wilda a foundry operates and supplies high quality aluminium components to many Volkswagen AG plants throughout the world. Last year employees of the company produced nearly 240,000 vehicles and 4.5 million casts. These are record achievements in the 25-year history of the enterprise.
Caddy/T Plant in Antoninek
The Caddy and T plant constitutes the main headquarters of the enterprise. Here popular light utility vehicles, such as the Caddy 4 and T6, are produced. Each day at the plant in Antoninek employees of the plant produce 750 vehicles which are made available to customers almost all over the world. In order to achieve this, more than a million parts from several hundred suppliers are received by the plant.
Crafter Plant in Września
Since October 2016 at the plant in Września a new generation of the Crafter model has been produced. The employment level at the new plant will reach 3,000 people. The cost of the investment exceeded 800 million EUR which makes it one of the largest foreign investments in Poland in the last decade. The surface area of the plant is 220 ha which equals the surface area of 300 football pitches.
Foundry in Wilda
With a tonnage of 30,000 tons per year, we are the second largest foundry in the concern and one of the largest in Europe. Nearly 30% of vehicles produced at Volkswagen AG are equipped with an engine head from Poznań.
Plant in Swarzedz
Special Car Body Plant and Suppliers Park. Here vehicles are adjusted to customers’ individual requests at a mass scale. Among others, employees of the plant make car bodies for institutional customers as well as tourist car bodies. In Swarzędz there is also a Logistics Park for our key suppliers.
The month of May saw the commencement of works on the planned expansion of the Volkswagen Poznań plant in Antoninek in the eastern section from Smołdzinowska street. The project comprises the construction of a welding shop with logistics facilities. The entire plant will be equipped with advanced technological solutions. Investments involved in the expansion of the plant will be worth a total of EUR 400 million over the coming years. The cornerstone for the project was laid on 24 May in the presence of the Management Board and employees of Volkswagen Poznań as well as representatives of local government and authorities.
One company, four plants.
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