EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Bombardier Transportation

Bombardier Transportation

Geographic Location

Country: Sweden
Region: Småland med öarna
Location of affected unit(s): Kalmar


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
30 - Manufacture of other transport equipment
Number Employed: 500
Group: Bombardier

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 11-08-2003
Planned Job Reductions min: 240
Planned Job Reductions max: 240
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring
Direct Dismissals: 240

Additional Information

As a result of the slowdown in its business, Bombardier has decided to cut 240 jobs in Kalmar, where it operates a plant which currently employs 500 people. This decision will affect both employees (100) and manual workers (140).