EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Adixen Vacuum Products

Company/Organisation:
Adixen Vacuum Products

Geographic Location

Country: France
Region: Haute-Savoie; Rhône-Alpes; Centre-Est
Location of affected unit(s): Annecy

Company

Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products
26 - Manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products
Number Employed: 560
Group: Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 14-10-2011
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 20-10-2011
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2012
Planned Job Creation: 110

Additional Information

Adixen Vaccum Products, a producer of vacuum solutions, is hiring 110 people until 2013 for its project "Lab Fab". In this context Adixen has already hired 50 people.

The company's new solar photovoltaic project, called "Lab Fab", requires an investment of 35 million euros. On 13 October 2011, the Rhône-Alpes region decided to support the project with 2,3 million Euros to enable a production of solar cells which is supposed to be competitive with Chinese competitors.