EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Armement Porcher

Armement Porcher

Geographic Location

Country: France
Region: Côtes-d\'Armor; Bretagne; Ouest
Location of affected unit(s): Saint-Alban


Sector: Agriculture
Agriculture, forestry and fishing
03.21 - Marine aquaculture
Number Employed: 250

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 09-08-2018
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 27-08-2018
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2019
Planned Job Creation: 100

Additional Information

The shipowner Armement Porcher has announced to recruit 100 positions at its site of Saint-Alban (Côte d'Armor) and to merge with the local agrofood company Le Graët (800 employees). Armement Porcher has 250 employees and reached a turnover of €7.6 million in 2017. Le Gräet reached a turnover of €200 million in 2017. The two companies decided to merge because of their complementarity and the willingness to keep both companies in the Britanny region.