EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Italy
Region: Ancona; Marche; Centro (I)
Location of affected unit(s): Jesi


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of machinery and equipment n.e.c.
28.12 - Manufacture of fluid power equipment
Number Employed: 270
Group: Caterpillar

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 11-12-2021
Planned Job Reductions min: 270
Planned Job Reductions max: 270
Type of Restructuring: Closure
Direct Dismissals: 270

Additional Information

The US multinational of construction equipment and machinery, Caterpillar, announced its intention to close its production site in Jesi, in the Marche region, which produces cylinders for earthmoving machinery. This business closure will cause the dismissal of 270 workers, including several agency workers. 

The decision was announced by the director of the Jesi plant to the trade unions during one of the meetings in Confindustria.

Upon hearing the news, about a hundred employees stopped production and left the plant. Mobilization initiatives were announced by the trade unions, with permanent garrison in front of the gates.