Skierniewice


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Skierniewice

(skyĕrnyĕvē`tsĕ), town (1993 est. pop. 44,000), Łódzkie prov., E central Poland. It is a railway junction and manufacturing center where electrical goods, glass, and ceramics are produced. Chartered in 1463, it was a residence of the bishops of Gniezno (17th–18th cent.). Skierniewice has a 17th-century episcopal palace.

Skierniewice

 

a city in Poland and administrative center (since 1975) of Skierniewice Województwo. Population, 26,500 (1974). A railroad junction, Skierniewice produces steel building components and radio equipment. It has enterprises of the chemical machine-building and food-processing industries, including a brewery, and enterprises for the production of plywood, glass, and ceramic ware.

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The coextrusion line includes an inline lamination station and was installed at Paccor's plant in Skierniewice, Poland.
Germany-based packaging manufacturer, Paccor International, which is now a member of the Coveris group, has expanded its production capacity for PET sheet with the purchase of a complete three-layer co-extrusion line, including an in-line lamination station, for its Polish factory in Skierniewice.
Known for her international extension efforts in irrigated agriculture, Haman was previously an instructor at Michigan State University, a research specialist with the USDA, and a research specialist with the Institute of Crops and Vegetables in Skierniewice, Poland.
Mr Marzec moved to Nuneaton but visited his pal in Skierniewice, Poland, in 1995, just after selling his home in Fitton Street.