On 26 of April 2012, the signing ceremony of the agreement to acquire the shares of Jelcz-componenty by Huta Stalowa Wola S.A. took place. “Both companies have been working together for several years. Today we are opening a new chapter for further cooperation," said the president of HSW, Mr Krzysztof Trofiniak.
HSW S.A. uses the Jelcz-Komponenty chassis for the construction of many of its’ vehicles for artillery systems. New and currently implemented in HSW research and development programs also include the use of chassis produced in Jelcz-Laskowice plant. Nearly 80 pieces of WR-40 "Langusta" rocket launchers, provided by HSW for the Polish army is mounted on the Jelcz chassis.
"The purchase of the Jelcz-Komponenty plant significantly expands production base of our company, but also strengthens our position among Polish munitions factories" said Mr Trofiniak, president of HSW S.A. during the signing ceremony in Jelcz-Laskowice.