In Czechowice-Dziedzice, a passionate team of over 100 colleagues produces electric motors for (plug-in) hybrid and fully electric vehicles.
Valeo Siemens eAutomotive is in the process of forming a new organization that will meet all customer requirements, guarantee their satisfaction and maintain compliance with procedures and organization standards. In the coming years, the company plans to steadily expand the site in Czechowice-Dziedzice.
Czechowice-Dziedzice is an industrial town with approximately 35.000 inhabitants. The city is part of the Bielsko-Biała district and is located in the south of Poland.
The region counts several companies of various industries. In 2014, Bielsko-Biała and its surroundings (including Czechowice-Dziedzice) were ranked by Forbes as one of the most employee-friendly cities in Poland.
In 1305, Czechowice-Dziedzice was first mentioned in documents as two small villages. Nearly 100 years later, the village was called Czechowice for the first time; the name Dziedzice dates back to a mention in 1465. In the 19th century Czechowice-Dziedzice was industrialized. The city was connected to the railway network and became an important hub for the region.
Near Czechowice-Dziedzice, the Bielsko-Biała is a charming city located at the foot of the mountains that combines urban and natural benefits into a coherent whole. Not only the scenic location, but also the interesting architecture from the 19th century makes it one of the most beautiful towns in Poland. It is also called Little Vienna because of its similarity to the architecture of the Austrian capital Vienna.
The Leisure activities
Surrounded by green landscapes and the Beskidy Mountains, Czechowice-Dziedzice is a fabulous place for outdoor leisure activities, both in summer and winter.
In winter, ski fans can enjoy 200 kilometers of ski routes in very popular local ski resorts. In summer, the mountains offer a variety of opportunities for trips and excursions along many picturesque paths in the area. There are also several nature reserves for hiking, trekking or cycling and numerous lakes and pools for swimming.
The region also has a large number of technical heritage memorials such as old railways, the Museum of Technology and Textile Industry. Famous destinations for a day trip that tell stories from the age of industrialization.