EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Continental Mabor

Continental Mabor

Geographic Location

Country: Portugal
Region: Ave; Norte; Continente
Location of affected unit(s): Famalicão


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of rubber and plastics products, and other non-metallic mineral products
22.11 - Manufacture of rubber tyres and tubes; retreading and rebuilding of rubber tyres
Number Employed: 2300
Group: Continental

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 11-11-2019
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 11-11-2020
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2020
Planned Job Creation: 170

Additional Information

The Continental Mabor, the Portuguese subsidiary of German tyres manufacturer Continental, located in Vila Nova de Famalicao, has announced that it is to make permanent contracts to some 170 of its 400 temporary employees, before the end of 2020. The remaining temporary employees will be converted into permanent staff progressively. Additionally, the company also states that there is an intention to hire new workers to replace others who will leave the company due to retirement reasons.