EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Atlas Copco Rock Drills

Atlas Copco Rock Drills

Geographic Location

Country: Sweden
Region: Örebro län; Östra Mellansverige
Location of affected unit(s): Örebro


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of machinery and equipment n.e.c.
28.92 - Manufacture of machinery for mining, quarrying and construction
Number Employed: 1900
Group: Atlas Copco

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 06-11-2012
Planned Job Reductions min: 160
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring
Employment Effect Start: 06-05-2013

Additional Information

Atlas Copco Rock Drills, manufacturer of drilling equipment, mobile crushers and screeners for quarries and open pit mines, has announced a reduction of 160 jobs due to diminishing order flows. The reduction is distributed on 105 blue-collar jobs and 55 white-collar jobs.

The company has 1,900 employees and the reductions are planned to start taking effect in six months' time.

Anther reduction was already announced within the Atlas Copco Group this year. (See: here. For earlier reductions see: 12901, 12268, 12898, 12034, 9890.)

As of November 2012 there is no information of when the reductions are to be completed by.