EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Airfoil Technologies International

Airfoil Technologies International

Geographic Location

Country: United Kingdom
Region: Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire; East Midlands
Location of affected unit(s): Ripley


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of machinery and equipment n.e.c.
28 - Manufacture of machinery and equipment n.e.c.
Number Employed: 170

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 13-05-2009
Planned Job Reductions min: 170
Planned Job Reductions max: 170
Type of Restructuring: Closure

Additional Information

Airfoil Technologies International has announced plans to shut down its plant in Ripley making 170 employees redundant. The job cuts were blamed on the downturn in the aviation industry. As of 17 May 2009 no date has been given for the implementation of the redundancies.