EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Celsa Atlantic

Celsa Atlantic

Geographic Location

Country: Spain
Region: Álava; País Vasco; Noreste
Location of affected unit(s): Vitoria and Urbina


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of basic metals and fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment
24.1 - Manufacture of basic iron and steel and of ferro-alloys
Number Employed: 352
Group: Celsa

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 11-05-2012
Planned Job Reductions min: 352
Planned Job Reductions max: 352
Type of Restructuring: Closure
Direct Dismissals: 352

Additional Information

Spanish steel firm Celsa Atlantic, specialized in the manufacture of basic iron and steel and of ferro-alloys, has applied for a redundancy procedure affecting 352 employees. The plants of Vitoria and Urbina (Basque Country) will be also closed. 

The unions of the plants thus far have announced several strikes. In the following days, the unions and the company representatives will meet to discuss the redundancy procedure conditions.

The timeline for the restructuring is yet to be announced.