VMI expands in Lezsno, Poland

Following the unprecedented success of its new production facilities in Poland, VMI has announced it is opening a further two manufacturing halls.

The Poland factory opened in 2017 to enhance the global manufacturing base of the VMI Group. In order to facilitate continuing growth and deliver the service that the modern tire industry demands, plans for a second phase, which doubles the size of the plant, have been brought forward.

Magda Sadowska has been appointed as general manager of the Lezsno facility. She is an expert in lean manufacturing and quality systems, and together with general manager Jos van Oosterbosch, built the Lezsno facility from scratch, and is now responsible for a highly educated and motivated work force of over 150, with an ambitious ongoing recruitment and training program.

Harm Voortman, CEO of the VMI Group: “VMI would like to thank Jos van Oosterbosch for building a world class facility and the successful start-up in Leszno. With the appointment of Magda Sadowska as general manager of VMI Poland, we are convinced that the strategic role of Poland will contribute to the continued growth of VMI. We wish Magda every success in her new position.”

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