EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Abattoirs Industriels de la Manche

Abattoirs Industriels de la Manche

Geographic Location

Country: France
Region: Manche; Basse-Normandie; Bassin Parisien
Location of affected unit(s): Sainte-Cécile (Manche), Antrain (Ille-et-Vilaine)


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of food products, beverages and tobacco products
10.1 - Processing and preserving of meat and production of meat products
Number Employed: 590
Group: AIM Groupe

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 19-02-2015
Planned Job Reductions min: 314
Type of Restructuring: Merger/Acquisition
Employment Effect Start: 15-04-2015
Foreseen End Date: 15-07-2015
Direct Dismissals: 314

Additional Information

The commercial court of Coutance approved the two take-over offers for Abattoirs industriels de la Manche (AIM), a pork slaughterhouse, with the consequent loss of 314 jobs losses of a total of 590. The main site, the slaughterhouse of Sainte-Cécile (Manche) will be taken over by a company where the employees have a majority shareholding. Regional and local authorities have also shares and the new company will receive a financial support of the State of about 2.5 million euro through the Banque publique d’investissement. The new company will keep 206 positions of a total of 357. A secondary site, a bovine slaughterhouse, in Antrain (Ille-et-Vilaine) is take over by a company, Chapin-Monfort, that will retain 70 of 179 jobs.