Governing Bodies of the Company

Board of Directors of OBRUM Sp. z o.o.

Tomasz Kurczek

President of the Board
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Tomasz Kurczek

President of the Board

He has many years of professional experience in managing and supervising corporations in the Polish arms industry. He is a statutory auditor, specialising in financial management. He is an enthusiast of innovation and business ethics. He supervised and participated in many research and development projects for national security and their implementation into mass production. He has experience in implementing export contracts. He graduated from the University of Economics in Katowice, Faculty of Finance and Banking and postgraduate studies in accounting.

Supervisory Board of OBRUM Sp. z o.o.

  • Artur Filip
    Chairman of the Supervisory Board
  • Paweł Dybcio
    Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board
  • Marzena Goryczka
    Secretary of the Supervisory Board
  • Zbigniew Piekorz
    Member of the Supervisory Board

The functions of the Shareholders' Meeting shall be performed by the shareholders representing the Company's share capital, entitled by virtue of the shares held.

The shareholders of OBRUM sp. z o. o.:

  • Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa S.A. n(Polish Armaments Group)
    Dominant shareholder
  • Polski Holding Obronny sp. z o.o.
  • Other Partners


Company profile

OBRUM Research and Development Center for Mechanical Equipment sp. z o. o. in Gliwice is one of the oldest and most unique scientific and research and development institutions in Poland. OBRUM develops products for the Polish Armed Forces. The main recipients of the work are the land forces, including mechanized, armored, radar, and engineering forces. Work on new products is carried out in a full cycle, i.e. from concept to serial production, which requires a highly qualified engineering and technical staff.

  • OBRUM is a long-established and respected research and development institution in Poland.
  • The company specializes in developing products for the Polish Armed Forces.
  • OBRUM has a full-cycle development process, from concept to serial production.
  • The company employs a highly qualified engineering and technical staff.

Additional information:

  • OBRUM is located in Gliwice, Silesian Voivodeship, Poland.
  • The company was founded in 1968.
  • OBRUM has over 500 employees.
  • The company's products are used by the Polish and foreign Armed Forces.


OBRUM's mission is to drive innovation for enhanced security.

As an integral part of the Polish Armaments Group, OBRUM has successfully executed numerous projects, resulting in the delivery of modern, proven, and secure equipment for Polish Armed Forces. Currently, OBRUM stands as a leader in areas such as mobile bridges and other engineering vehicles. The Center also develops training solution as simulators and trainers that elevate soldier training levels, while supporting equipment operation, maintenance, and service.


OBRUM's ambition extends beyond maintaining its current market position; it aspires to become a leader in the modernization of engineering equipment of the Polish Armed Forces. OBRUM envisions itself as a brand synonymous with security and reliable solutions, an innovator in training systems and simulators,  and the integration of technologies for the next generation of tracked vehicles. It also aims to establish itself as a partner of choice for select international defense industry companies.

  • OBRUM is committed to fostering innovation for security advancements.
  • The Center has a proven track record of delivering modern and secure equipment to the Armed Forces.
  • OBRUM is a leader in mobile bridges, engineering vehicles, and training simulators.
  • The Center's vision encompasses global leadership in defense technology modernization and establishing itself as a trusted partner in the international defense sector.

Company history

OBRUM boasts an impressive history spanning over five decades, tracing its roots back to the Experimental Production Plant at the ŁABĘDY Mechanical Works in 1968. In 1976, the company evolved into the Research and Development Center for Mechanical Equipment OBRUM.

OBRUM gained independence in 1986, operating as a fully autonomous state organizational unit with legal personality under the supervision of the Minister of Economy, adhering to the regulations governing research and development units.On April 1, 2008, OBRUM transformed into a commercial law company, operating under the name: OBRUM Research and Development Center for Mechanical Equipment, a limited liability company.

Through a State Treasury Agreement, OBRUM sp. z o. o.'s shares were contributed to the increased share capital of "BUMAR" sp. z o.o., and on December 30, 2009, OBRUM sp. z o. o. was incorporated into the BUMAR Group (currently the Polish Defense Holding), as a subsidiary.

Currently, ownership supervision over the activities of OBRUM sp. z o.o. is exercised by Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa the dominant company in the PGZ Capital Group, which holds 71.82% of the shares of OBRUM sp. z o.o.

Key milestones in OBRUM's history:

  • 1968: Establishment of the Experimental Production Plant at the ŁABĘDY Mechanical Works
  • 1976: Transformation into the Research and Development Center for Mechanical Equipment OBRUM
  • 1986: Gaining independence as a state organizational unit
  • 2008: Restructuring into a commercial law company, OBRUM Research and Development Center for Mechanical Equipment, a limited liability company
  • 2009: Incorporation into the BUMAR Group (now Polish Defense Holding) as a subsidiary
  • Present: Under the ownership supervision of Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa S.A.

OBRUM's rich history and unwavering commitment to innovation have solidified its position as a leading provider of defense solutions in Poland and beyond. The company's expertise spans a wide range of products and services, including engineering equipment and cutting-edge training simulators. As OBRUM embarks on the next chapter of its journey, it remains dedicated to serving the evolving needs of its customers and contributing to the advancement of the defense industry.

Code of Ethics

OBRUM has a Code of Ethics for Employees, which aims to set the right direction for the development of the organisational culture in the Centre, both in relations between employees and in external relations with the Company's Stakeholders.

Consistent compliance with ethical principles and values is a fundamental source of the Company's success, enabling it, on the one hand, to build a positive image of the Company in the market, and on the other to strengthen the identification of Employees with the Company, thanks to which the effectiveness of their work increases.

The Code of Ethics for OBRUM Employees is one of the elements ensuring continuous improvement of the Company's operations quality. The Code includes the main principles and standards of conduct of OBRUM Employees in the field of widely understood professional and social ethics, ensuring the accomplishment of the Company's mission and the implementation of its development strategy and customer satisfaction.

The Code was developed based on generally accepted rules of social coexistence, the observance of which is one of the basic obligations of an Employee in accordance with Article 100 § 2 (6) of the Act of 26 June 1974 – The Labour Code (consolidated text Journal of Laws of 2014, item 1502, as amended). The Company is guided by the principle of respect for the dignity of every human being and their personal rights, thus declaring respect for nationality, race, religion, gender and political orientation of its Employees, Associates, Customers and Contractors.

Social Responsibility of Business

OBRUM, in its activities, takes into account social interests, environmental aspects, respect for human rights, fair operating practices, and cares for relations with various stakeholder groups, in particular with employees. That is manifested by investing in environmental protection, human resources, as well as in relations with the company's surroundings, including the local community. These activities increase the competitiveness of the company and shape the conditions for sustainable social and economic development.

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