EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Sweden
Region: Västerbottens län; Övre Norrland
Location of affected unit(s): Umeå, Bergsjö


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of machinery and equipment n.e.c.
28 - Manufacture of machinery and equipment n.e.c.
Number Employed: 400
Group: 3i

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 16-12-2004
Planned Job Reductions min: 235
Planned Job Reductions max: 235
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring

Additional Information

Ålö, which produces loaders and implements for tractors, will terminate 40 temporary contracts and lay off 155 workers at its plant in Umeå, where 400 people are currently employed. The redundancy plan will also lead to the lay-off of 40 workers at the plant owned by the company in Bergsjö.