L-r: Jarosław Kawecki, plant manager of SRG Global Bolesławiec; Piotr Roman, mayor of Bolesławiec; Merritt Gaunt, president, SRG Global, and Jose Miguel Ivorra, managing director for SRG Global in Europe.
SRG Global Celebrating 10th Anniversary at Facility in Bolesławiec, Poland and State-of-the-Art Warehouse and Manufacturing Addition
July 2019, Bolesławiec, Poland
On July 26, the SRG Global facility in Bolesławiec celebrated a decade of operations. The event, attended by the mayor of Bolesławiec and local government authorities, included the official launch of a new manufacturing hall. It was also an opportunity to reflect on the facility and express gratitude to the facility's employees.
The celebration of the 10th anniversary of the SRG Global facility in Bolesławiec was combined with an opening of a state-of-the-art warehouse and manufacturing hall. The ribbon-cutting ceremony was attended by a special guest, Piotr Roman, mayor of Bolesławiec, and company representatives – Merritt Gaunt, president for SRG Global; Jose Miguel Ivorra, managing director for SRG Global in Europe; and Jaroslaw Kawecki, SRG Boleslawiec plant manager.
“The expansion of the SRG Global plant in Bolesławiec is another step to further strengthen the position of the company in the industry and the region”, said Gaunt. “The fact that we could celebrate our investment and commitment in conjunction with the 10th anniversary is particularly exciting. We have a strong customer base and a great team ready to focus on creating value for the next 10 years.”“I would like to congratulate you on the opening of the new hall, your continuous development of the facility, and the dedication of SRG Global team on the implementation of these ambitious projects,” said Piotr Roman, mayor of Bolesławiec. “On behalf of myself and the administration, I wish you further success and the best of luck in achieving your goals.”
Gaunt and the leadership team saluted all the people involved in the construction and operation of the Bolesławiec facility, including its longest-serving employees.
SRG Global, a Guardian company, is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of high-value components for the automotive and commercial truck industries.
During its 10 years in Bolesławiec, the SRG Global facility has doubled in size to 23,000 square metres. Thus, the facility is capable helping meet the demand for coatings created by car manufacturers from Eastern and Western Europe. The existing coating line in Bolesławiec is capable of supplying 6 million parts per year. The additional warehousing area provides space for over 740,000 components each month, supporting the company’s goal to provide timely deliveries to all its customers. The newly opened warehousing and production center -- measuring 8,000 m2 -- made it possible to decommission external warehouses and add space for future growth in capabilities. Over its 10 years, the SRG Global facility has also become an important employer in the region significantly increasing staffing (now standing at about 350 employees).
“We’re proud to be able to provide stable employment, employee development, a strong focus on occupational health and safety and a generous benefits package,” says Plant Manager Kawecki.
About SRG Global®
SRG Global®, a Guardian company, is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of high value coatings on plastic for the automotive and commercial truck industries with a manufacturing presence in major world regions including North America, Western and Central Europe and Asia. SRG Global is headquartered in Troy, Michigan, USA. Through its Research and Development Center in Taylor, Michigan, USA, and its global advanced development process, SRG Global works to enhance manufacturing processes and accelerates development and delivery of the next generation of coating technologies and sub-systems. SRG Global engineers solutions for greater surface durability, structural integrity, enhanced functionality, vehicle efficiency and design flexibility. The result is the development of innovative exterior and interior products and processes that create value for customers and consumers and a positive impact in our environment and society. Beyond the finish™.
About Guardian Industries
Guardian Industries, a global company headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan, operates facilities throughout North and South America, Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia. Guardian companies employ 18,000 people and manufacture high-performance float glass; coated and fabricated glass products for architectural, residential, interior, transportation and technical glass applications; and high-quality chrome-plated and painted plastic components for the automotive and commercial truck industries. Guardian’s vision is to be a preferred partner to our customers, suppliers, employees and communities based on a foundation of mutual benefit. This drives our relentless focus on improving people’s lives by providing products and services they value more highly than their alternatives and doing so responsibly while consuming fewer resources. Guardian is a wholly owned subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc. Visit guardian.com.