EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

3S Photonics

3S Photonics

Geographic Location

Country: France
Region: île de France
Location of affected unit(s): Nozay


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products
26.70 - Manufacture of optical instruments and photographic equipment
Number Employed: 172

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 08-10-2014
Planned Job Reductions min: 133
Planned Job Reductions max: 133
Type of Restructuring: Bankruptcy
Employment Effect Start: 20-10-2014
Foreseen End Date: 30-11-2014
Direct Dismissals: 133
Other Job Reduction Measures: 39

Additional Information

3S Photonics, a manufacturer of components and modules used in fiber-optic communications and fiber lasers has been liquidated on 20 October 2014 following the decision of the commercial court of Evry. A competitor, Keopsis (57 employees) took over the site in Lannion and 39 employees on a total of 46. Till now there is no information if the rest of the sites will be taken over and is assumed that all the rest 133 employees were dismissed.