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Akzo Nobel Surface Chemistry

Akzo Nobel Surface Chemistry

Geographic Location

Country: World
Location of affected unit(s): Europe & North America


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

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 03-06-2003
Planned Job Reductions min: 200
Planned Job Reductions max: 200
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring

Additional Information

Akzo Nobel Surface Chemistry has started an efficiency improvement programme, primarily affecting its European and North American operations. The programme aims at strengthening Surface Chemistry’s position in the segments where it operates. There will be a staff reduction of approximately 200 employees, some 120 people in North America and 80 in Europe.