MAN invests 450 million pln to build truck factory near Krakow

This will be the largest investment in MAN’s history, initially estimated at PLN 450 million, and ultimately one of the largest truck factories in Europe will be built.

The MAN concern has decided to expand the truck factory in Niepołomice in the Małopolskie Voivodeship, which has been operating since 2007. On the area of ​​41 hectares – at a cost of about PLN 450 million – a plant will be built, producing 300 trucks and 200 cabins daily. In addition, a new ecological heating plant was built so that, in accordance with the environmental assumptions, the plant would be fully neutral in CO2 emissions in 2025, the company’s representatives informed.


“This will be the largest investment in MAN’s history, initially estimated at PLN 450 million, and ultimately one of the largest truck factories in Europe will be built. According to the plan, the first trucks of various tonnage “will be delivered to customers on September 1, 2022,” Michael Kobringer, MAN Trucks & Bus SE board member responsible for production and logistics told reporters.

During the ceremony at the Krakow Technology Park, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Development, Labor and Technology Jarosław Gowin presented MAN representatives with a promise of support from the Polish Investment and Trade Agency (PAIH), which amounts to 30% of the target investment amount.

“In the opinion of the ministry, the automotive industry is the industry with the greatest development potential in Poland. This investment fits perfectly into the Industrial Policy Strategy, as it combines the latest technologies and exports, which is to be the driving force of our economy, ”said Gowin.

Since the beginning of its operation, 171,000 vehicles have been produced at the MAN factory. Currently, there are approx. 1,000 employees; another 1500 new jobs will be added after the expansion. MAN has been present in Poland for 28 years. In addition to the truck plant in Niepołomice, buses and chassis are produced in Starachowice, and there is a Shared Services Center for the entire group in Poznań.

MAN is part of Traton SE – the trucks division of the Volkswagen AG Group listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.

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