EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Carbone Lorraine

Carbone Lorraine

Geographic Location

Country: France
Location of affected unit(s): La Verpillière


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of electrical equipment
27 - Manufacture of electrical equipment
Number Employed: 700
Group: Carbone Lorraine

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 17-09-2003
Planned Job Reductions min: 700
Planned Job Reductions max: 700
Type of Restructuring: Bankruptcy/Closure
Direct Dismissals: 700

Additional Information

Carbone Lorraine closed its French unit of 'La Verpillière' affecting 700 workers. The unit was specialised in the manufacture of electrical equipment for the automobile sector.