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 (glĭ-vēt′sə, glē-vē′tsĕ)
A city of south-central Poland west-northwest of Katowice. Chartered in 1276, it was ceded by Austria to Prussia in 1742 and assigned to Poland by the Potsdam Conference in 1945.


(Polish ɡliˈvitsɛ)
(Placename) an industrial city in S Poland. Pop: 197 874 (2007 est). German name: Gleiwitz


(gliˈvi tsɛ)

a city in SW Poland. 216,000.
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Buick, a subsidiary of Volkswagen AG (Xetra: VW), has commenced production of the all-new Cascada at Gliwice, Poland.
The contract includes pre-insulated district heating network elements necessary for the repair and construction of networks in the city of Gliwice.
GLIWICE, Poland, Ramadan 13, 1434, Jul 22, 2013, SPA -- Archaeologists in Poland said they have discovered a grave filled with the skeletons of apparent accused vampires, UPI reported.
Washington, July 13 ( ANI ): Archaeologists in Poland have found skeletons of victims accused of being vampires, with their heads removed and placed on their legs in the town of Gliwice.
But the new Cabrio model has been awarded to the company's Gliwice plant, in Poland, because the Cheshire site is working almost flat out building the sports tourer and five-door versions of the latest generation of its successful Astra model.
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In addition, the ICN solutions can be found in business, enterprises, and in the public sector with companies like the Stock Exchange Center, Opel Gliwice, the PLL LOT airlines, Warsaw University, Jagiellonski University of Krakow, National Bank of Poland, and the PKO S.
This move will increase annual production of the Astra from 145,000 to 205,000 units in Ellesmere Port in a three-shift operation, and from 185,000 to 240,000 cars in Gliwice.
Serving the Polish electronic design community since 1991, Evatronix is headquartered in Bielsko-Biala, and has a R&D division near the Siliesian Technical University in Gliwice.
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TRW today announced it will construct a new $7 million, 7,000 square meter manufacturing facility for braking actuation units in Gliwice, Poland.