EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Alpha Ceramica

Alpha Ceramica

Geographic Location

Country: Greece
Region: Larisa; Thessalia; Voreia Ellada
Location of affected unit(s): Larisa


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of rubber and plastics products, and other non-metallic mineral products
23.31 - Manufacture of ceramic tiles and flags
Number Employed: 108

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 29-12-2011
Planned Job Reductions min: 108
Planned Job Reductions max: 108
Type of Restructuring: Closure
Employment Effect Start: 29-12-2011
Foreseen End Date: 31-01-2012
Direct Dismissals: 108

Additional Information

Alpha Ceramica, a company specialized in the manufacturing and distribution of ceramic materials, closed down and its 108 employees lost their jobs.

According to media sources the company announced the closure of its site at Larissa at the end of December 2011. Alpha Ceramica was operating for decades and exported its products to the Balkan region amongst others.