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Already 20,000 people employed in business services sector

According to the newest ABSL report “Business Services in Katowice & the Katowice Agglomeration”, the Katowice & agglomeration’s attractiveness for investors from the business services sector grows.

At present the service centres in Katowice and the Katowice Agglomeration owned by Polish and foreign capital employ around 20,000 people.

Taking into account corporate development plans in the Katowice Agglomeration, it can be assumed that by the end of 2020 development in the sector will reach roughly 23,000 individuals.

In the Katowice Agglomeration operate 92 service centres, owned by 82 investors from 20 countries. These are mainly companies from the United States (21), Polish (23) and German (8) enterprises but also include corporations from the United Kingdom, France, the Netherlands, Sweden, Switzerland and 12 other countries. IT services are the main specialization in the Katowice Agglomeration as they generate around 51% of the employment in the sector.

Here invested such companies as: Accenture, Arvato Polska, Bombardier, Capgemini, Diebold Nixdorf, Eurofins, Groupon, Guardian, HireRight, IBM, ING, Knauf, Kroll Ontrack, Mentor Graphics, Oracle, Perform Media, PwC, Rockwell Automation, Sii, Sopra Steria, Teleperformance, Unilever or Wipro.

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Fujitsu has chosen Katowice

Fujitsu has chosen Katowice

Fujitsu Global Delivery Center (GDC) Poland opens a new office in Katowice. New office for Fujitsu Global Delivery Center Poland is due to open in Katowice in July 2018. The company plans to hire 200 highly skilled employees for various IT roles. Fujitsu’s Katowice GDC office will be located in .KTW I – a building designed by Silesian Medusagroup architectural design studio.Marcin Krupa, Mayor of Katowice, comments: “Fujitsu’s decision to choose our city is proof that Katowice remains a strong brand on Poland’s investment map. We are more than happy that yet another global giant appreciates that our city and the metropolis with more than two million residents both have great investment potential and are, at the same time, great place to live.”During the coming months, Fujitsu plans to recruit 200 new employees in various specialist roles for the services delivered out of Katowice to global customers. Recruitment for new talent has just started. Open positions in the Katowice office can be found and applied through the website »

TÜV Rheinland has opened a Shared Services Center in Katowice

TÜV Rheinland, an international corporation dealing in certification and product research and technology, has opened a Shared Services Center in Katowice. The company has been present in Poland since 1997, has 7 branches, employing 280 employees. The main area of the company's activity is the certification of products, technologies, management and personnel systems, audits, inspections, verifications and opinions. In Katowice, the company has launched a Shared Services Center that will handle the processes within the TÜV Rheinland Group in the areas of finance and accounting, human resources, IT, purchasing and marketing. In the coming years, the company plans to employ 200 people. The Center inaugurated its activities on February 1. The company's headquarters is located in the Silesia Business Park office building. »

Accenture has opened its office in Katowice

Accenture, offering global services and solutions in consulting, modern technologies and business operations, has officially opened its office in Katowice. The Katowice branch began its operations in July 2017, in a temporary location. In June 2018, the company moved to a new headquarters, located in Silesia Business Park at 148 Chorzowska Street. The employees employed in the Katowice branch of the Advanced Technology Center are mainly experts who deal with technological topics. Ultimately, it is planned to employ several hundred people, at the moment there are over 100 of them. The Polish branch of Accenture is part of a global company serving clients in 120 countries, for whom more than 440,000 specialists work. »

Guardian Industries opens Global Business Solutions office in Katowice

Guardian Industries opens Global Business Solutions office in Katowice

Guardian Glass in Europe has recently embarked on a series of Business Transformation initiatives aimed at fully transitioning its business to a regionally-based model, organized around its customers and key regions. The GBS is a shared service center that will support this transformation. The first GBS team members will focus on providing financial processes and financial accounting services for all Guardian Glass businesses in Europe. Subsequently, the center will include some supply chain, information services and engineering functions. The GBS center can support up to 60 employees, a number that Guardian expects to reach within 12 months.


About Guardian Industries Corp.


Based in Auburn Hills, Michigan, Guardian Industries is a diversified, global company with a vision to create value for customers and society through constant innovation using fewer resources. Guardian companies employ 17,000 people and operate facilities throughout North America, Europe, South America, Africa, the Middle East and Asia. Guardian Glass is a leading international manufacturer of float, value‐added coated, and fabricated glass products and solutions for architectural, residential, interior, transportation and technical glass applications. SRG Global is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of advanced, high‐value coatings on plastics for the automotive and commercial truck industries, providing solutions for greater surface durability, structural integrity, functionality, vehicle efficiency and design flexibility. Guardian Building Products is a leading U.S. based distributor of specialty building products. For more information, visit


Arvato Polska invests in Katowice

Arvato Polska, the leader in comprehensive outsourcing solutions, opens its new branch in Katowice – Financial Services Centre, which will offer jobs to 200 people on the long term.Due to the company’s dynamic development – acquisition of new projects and customers – Arvato Poland has taken a strategic decision to create another, fourteenth, location in Poland. The operating start of the new branch is scheduled for April 2017. In the first stage of the project, Arvato plans to offer jobs to about 20 people. Ultimately, this number may increase to up to 200 specialists. Due to the high growth potential of the project, Arvato intends to conduct an intensive recruitment in Katowice. The company is looking for people to fill the following positions: office worker with knowledge of accounting and customer service expert. »

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