19-Mar-2012 Source: PZL Swidnik
(electronic translation from Polish)Â Â Demonstration of the capabilities of helicopters produced in Swidnik, tour facility, meetÂ
with the staff – are just some of the official visit of His Excellency Riccardo Guariglia, Ambassador of the Republic of Italy in PZL-Swidnik, a group company of AgustaWestland.
The Ambassador visited Åšwidnik plants on Wednesday, March 14.Â His arrival in PZL-Swidnik preceded by a meeting with representatives of the province, the city of Lublin and Åšwidnik, representatives of Lublin entrepreneurs and managers of PZL Swidnik, which was held the day before the Crown Court.Â The Ambassador also visited Lublin Old Town and the city underground.Â
Visit the PZL-Swidnik began with a meeting at the monument to Solidarity.Â The Ambassador visited the production line and the line of helicopter flight tests.Â He also participated in a prepared specially for this occasion, the show helicopter in flight, he met with the management of PZL-Swidnik and trade union representatives.Â
– PZL-Swidnik is a perfect example of Polish-Italian, but also for European cooperation, which is now a priority across the EU.Â Italian entrepreneurs are well aware that Poland is one of the most attractive places for business throughout the European Union and willing to invest here.Â What I saw today is an example and proof that PZL-Swidnik has the technology and capabilities at the highest level.Â An example of these plants shows that efforts to strengthen cooperation between enterprises in the European market is the best direction for the EU economy – said Riccardo Guariglia His Excellency, Ambassador of the Republic of Italy.Â Â
On the Polish market by nearly 800 Italian companies.Â They employ over 85 thousand.Â workers.Â According to preliminary data, the Polish-Italian trade volume last year reached a value of more than 15 billion euros.Â Exports in this period amounted to over EUR 8 billion, while imports – more than 7 billion euros.
– It is an honor that we welcome with us such a famous guy.Â I would like to thank for his words of appreciation.Â They include first of all our crew, because helicopters do not build new machines and technologies, only people.Â It is through the experience of the whole crew PZL-Swidnik confirms its position as a country and the world center of excellence.Â The future success of the company, the group AgustaWestland build Polish, Italian and British engineers.Â Thanks to this cooperation PZL-Swidnik has an impact on the development of the whole, the European market – said Nicola Bianco, CEO of PZL – Swidnik SA
PZL-Swidnik SA is Poland’s only helicopter manufacturer with a full ability to design, development and production of their own helicopters.Â The company has its own Research and Development Center.Â The company, which employs 3,500 workers, is also the largest manufacturer of air in Poland and one of the largest employers in the Lublin region.Â PZL-Swidnik SA is part of AgustaWestland in 2010.