Location of affected unit(s):
Manufacture of rubber and plastics products, and other non-metallic mineral products
23.14 - Manufacture of glass fibres
Planned Job Reductions min:
Planned Job Reductions max:
Type of Restructuring:
Ahlstrom Glassfibre has announced redundancies of up to 230 workers in two of its units in Finland. The company starts mandatory negotiations with employee representatives on the proposed cuts.
The company is part of Ahlstrom Group, a high performance materials manufacturer. The two units are located in Karhula and Mikkeli, and they produce glassfibre, specialty reinforments, and glassfibre tissue. Ahlstrom cites as reasons increased competition in the markets and inability to to compensate for higher production costs in its selling prices. Temporary lay-offs are also considered as an option to permanent ones.
24-08-2011Tekniikka & Talous