EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Sweden
Region: Västra Götalands län; Västsverige
Location of affected unit(s): Uddevalla


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of rubber and plastics products, and other non-metallic mineral products
23.61 - Manufacture of concrete products for construction purposes
Number Employed: 531

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 18-11-2022
Planned Job Reductions min: 100
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring
Employment Effect Start: 17-11-2022

Additional Information

The manufacturer of construction materials, Benders will close down part of its operations in Uddevalla, Sweden. The company initiates cooperation negotiations with a plan to lay off 100 employees. All employees affected work in the department of construction systems.

According to the company's CEO, the reason for the cooperation negotiations is the low profitability and the reduced demand for construction materials.

Benders is a Swedish manufacturer of construction materials. The company operates in Sweden, Norway, Finland, Greece, Germany, Estonia and Lithuania, employing over 1,000 people globally, out of which 531 in Sweden.