EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Slovenia
Region: Savinjska; Slovenija
Location of affected unit(s): Šentjur pri Celju


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of basic metals and fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment
24.2 - Manufacture of tubes, pipes, hollow profiles and related fittings, of steel
Number Employed: 400

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 22-10-2011
Planned Job Reductions min: 280
Planned Job Reductions max: 280
Type of Restructuring: Bankruptcy
Employment Effect Start: 31-10-2011
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2011
Direct Dismissals: 280

Additional Information

Alpos, a company producing steel pipes and profiles, will cut 280 jobs due to bankruptcy. Currently, the company employs 400 people in Šentjur pri Celju (Savinjska Region) of which 120 will be transferred to the affiliated company Alpos Alu.

The heavily indebted company has filed for bankruptcy.