EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Bastide le Confort Médical

Bastide le Confort Médical

Geographic Location

Country: France


Sector: Retail
Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles
47.74 - Retail sale of medical and orthopaedic goods in specialised stores

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 03-07-2018
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 01-07-2019
Foreseen End Date: 01-01-2021
Planned Job Creation: 150

Additional Information

Bastide Le Confort Médical (BLCM), based in Caissargues (Gard), announced the recruitment of 150 to 200 employees by 2021. The company continues to grow. In the coming months, the company is running a fundraising campaign of  €50-€80 million to invest in its activities and to recruit employees. Currently 400 employees work at the headquarters and about a hundred at the Gard plant. The others are located in France. 

With its fifty or so subsidiaries, the group employs 2,800 people and it is also expanding in Great Britain, Belgium, and Switzerland.