EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Bundy Refrigeration

Company/Organisation:
Bundy Refrigeration

Geographic Location

Country: Italy
Region: Alessandria; Piemonte; Nord Ovest
Location of affected unit(s): Borghetto Borbera

Company

Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of electrical equipment
27 - Manufacture of electrical equipment
Number Employed: 180
Group: Bundy Refrigeration

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 30-11-2013
Planned Job Reductions min: 120
Planned Job Reductions max: 120
Type of Restructuring: Offshoring/Delocalisation
Employment Effect Start: 01-01-2014

Additional Information

Global manufacturer of cooling systems components for the refrigeration industry Bundy Refrigeration is to cut 120 jobs at its plant located at Borghetto Borbera, in the province of Alessandria.

According to media reports, the company has announced its plans to close 3 out of 4 production lines.

As reported, the trade unions reacted to the company’s decision organising various protest actions and referred to possible relocation plans to Turkey and Eastern Europe (Poland and Hungary).