Polski Tabor Szynowy – Wagon
The history of the company is as follows
In 2004, a controlled bankruptcy of the factory was announced, which caused serious complications related to the attitude of the owners. The dispute was intervened by, among others: the then Deputy Prime Minister Jerzy Hausner. Despite these difficulties, the plant continued its operations and gradually rebuilt its position on the market, thanks to constant orders from PKP Cargo. In 2005, the factory was sold to the “Antra” company from Ruda Śląska and changed its name to Europejskie Konsorcjum Kolejowe “Wagon”. In the case of the company “Forge & Parts”; no bankruptcy proceedings were carried out, and after liquidation it was sold to the “Pantra” company from Stalowa Wola. Both the former “Fabryka WAGON” and “Kuźnia Ostrów Wielkopolski” continued to produce parts, but under different names and under new companies. Various institutions and enterprises were located on the premises of the former wagon factory, such as the Center for Psychological and Psychiatric Research, the University of Entrepreneurship and Management in Łódź – a branch in Ostrów Wielkopolski, Alexander Graham Bell Polish-Canadian High School, and the Polish-Canadian Junior High School. Moreover, the Railway Treatment Center, which previously operated at the factory, was transformed into a Comprehensive Primary Health Care Treatment Center independent of the railway. In 2007, some of the factory areas were included in the subzone of the Kamienna Góra Special Economic Zone.