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Key Economic Sectors2018-11-20T18:14:40+00:00
ECONOMY
KEY SECTORS

Krosno is a strong industrial and service centre, featuring a high variety of sectors. The main industrial sectors, which form the basis of the local economy, are founded on rich traditions, experienced staff and continuous implementation of innovations.

   Automotive industry

   Aviation

   Furniture industry

   Glass-making industry

   Plastics processing industry

   Petroleum (oil and gas) industry

AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY

The automotive industry has been an important industry sector in Krosno since 1945. At that time the first factory manufacturing shock absorbers was set up. Today the automotive businesses belong to the major employers in the region.

AVIATION

As the centre of the “Aviation Valley”, Krosno provides special opportunities for development of this sector.

In Krosno sub-assemblies for landing gear for civil and military aircraft are produced. There are also numerous companies specializing in machining of metals and manufacturing parts for aviation industry.

Krosno is also the centre of manufacture of ultra-light aircraft.

PLASTICS PROCESSING INDUSTRY

This innovative industry has developed in Krosno in special economic zones.

FURNITURE INDUSTRY

Furniture manufacturing is one of the best developing industrial sectors in the Sub-Carpathian region.

Companies from Krosno produce office furniture, bathroom and kitchen furniture and furniture for children as well as billiard tables and upholstered furniture.

GLASS-MAKING INDUSTRY

The history of glass making in Krosno dates back to the 20s of the previous century. It is the only glass-making centre in Poland whose location is not based on the deposits of glass-making sands but on the source of energy – the local deposits of natural gas. Krosno is one of Europe’s largest centres of manufacture of utility, ornamental and domestic glassware, as well as glass fibre.  Dozens of businesses connected with glass manufacture and decorating function in the town and its surroundings.

PETROLEUM (OIL AND GAS) INDUSTRY

In 1854, in Bóbrka, not far from Krosno, Ignacy Łukasiewicz and his partners started oil production on the world’s first oil field. It was here that the industry was born, which has been the drive of the world enormous civilizational progress. Until today, there are factories in Krosno which manufacture devices used in oil and gas production, units used on drilling platforms, steel structures of state of the art facilities for oil and gas industry.

last updated: 20.11.2018
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Municipal Office of Krosno

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38-400 Krosno

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