EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Bilfinger Maschinenbau

Bilfinger Maschinenbau

Geographic Location

Country: Austria
Region: Linz-Wels; Oberösterreich; Westösterreich
Location of affected unit(s): Linz


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of machinery and equipment n.e.c.
28.2 - Manufacture of other general-purpose machinery
Number Employed: 180

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 01-02-2020
Planned Job Reductions min: 100
Planned Job Reductions max: 100
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring
Employment Effect Start: 01-10-2020
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2020

Additional Information

Bilfinger Maschinenbau, a company engaged in machinery and plant engineering, has announced the cut of up to 100 jobs in their production plant in Linz. The reason for the internal restructuring is the search for potential buyers of the company. The job reduction will start in the third quarter of 2020. The negotiations for a redundancy plan have started already.

The company belongs to the german Bilfinger SE Group, with a total of 35.905 employees and a turnover of €4,153 billion as of 2018.