EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

AGCO France

Company/Organisation:
AGCO France

Geographic Location

Country: France
Region: Oise; Picardie; Bassin Parisien
Location of affected unit(s): Beauvais

Company

Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
29.1 - Manufacture of motor vehicles
Number Employed: 2200
Group: AGCO Corporation

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 11-04-2013
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 02-05-2013
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2013
Planned Job Creation: 100

Additional Information

In April, the American tractor manufacturer AGCO Massey Ferguson announced plans to recruit 100 employees at its site in Beauvais (Oise) by the end of 2013. The site currently employs 2,200 employees and 400 temporary workers.

The company will recruit on permanent employment contracts 40 of its temporary workers and over 40 design engineer specialists. The plant produced 17,400 tractors in 2012 and is internationally oriented (85% of its production refers to exports in 140 countries). In Beauvais, AGCO has doubled its workforce in the recent ten years and today is the largest private employer in the Picardie region.