EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Akzo Nobel

Company/Organisation:
Akzo Nobel

Geographic Location

Country: Sweden
Region: Sydsverige

Company

Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products
20 - Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products
Group: Akzo Nobel

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 29-10-2002
Planned Job Reductions min: 180
Planned Job Reductions max: 180
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring
Employment Effect Start: 01-10-2002

Additional Information

Akzo Nobel intends to divest its Nordic general industrial liquid coatings activities to Finnish chemical company Kemira and restructures its activities in Malmö, where 700 workers are currently employed.