EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Belgium
Location of affected unit(s): Herstal (Région Wallonne)


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
29.3 - Manufacture of parts and accessories for motor vehicles
Number Employed: 600
Group: Continental AG

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 25-07-2002
Planned Job Reductions min: 600
Planned Job Reductions max: 600
Type of Restructuring: Bankruptcy/Closure
Employment Effect Start: 01-07-2002
Foreseen End Date: 01-02-2003

Additional Information

In July, 600 workers of the Herstal unit of Continental were laid-off. In february, the company announced that the last 100 workers of site will be lay-off on the February the 28th.