October 25, 2016 2:43 AM ET


Company Overview of KOPEX Machinery SA

Company Overview

KOPEX Machinery SA manufactures mining machinery and equipment. The company provides machines and equipment, such as longwall shearers, shearer cutting drums and roadheader cutter heads, bit blocks for cutting drums and cutter heads, and filters for shearer spray systems shearer. It also offers welding works of steel structures, machining, thermal treatment, and mining machinery rental services. KOPEX Machinery SA was formerly known as Zabrzanskie Mechanical Works Joint-Stock Company and changed its name to KOPEX Machinery SA in October 2012. The company was founded in 1947 and is based in Zabrze, Poland. As of July 13, 2007, KOPEX Machinery SA operates as a subsidiary of Kopex S.A.

ul. 3 Maja 89

Zabrze,  41-800


Founded in 1947


48 32 271 3231


48 32 271 8750

Key Executives for KOPEX Machinery SA

President of the Management Board
Chief Financial Officer and Member of Management Board
Secretary of The Supervisory Board
Member of Management Board
Member of Management Board
Age: 51
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

KOPEX Machinery SA Key Developments

Kopex Machinery to Lays Off 250 Workers

Negotiations between Kopex Machinery management and trade unions have failed. The company will lay off 250 people this year. Kopex Machinery employs around 940 people, and Kopex group has a staff of around 4,000. The mass lay offs will take until 30 June 2017.

Up to 305 Jobs to Be Axed in Kopex

As announced mid-April, layoffs in Kopex Machinery will be launched on 25 May. Altogether, up to 305 people will be made redundant, as opposed to 340 workers initially slated for the chop. Some 285 jobs will be axed in the factory of Kopex Machinery in Zabrze and another 20 in the Ryfama factory. Representatives of Solidarity trade union stress that the initial scale of layoffs was reduced following consultation between the employer and the unions, as well as suspension of the company's Social Benefit Fund until the end of 2016. The final number of redundancies will be known after 25 May. The unions have also called for talks with representatives of county job offices.

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