EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: France
Location of affected unit(s): Thionville, Solesmes, Gray.


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of basic metals and fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment
25 - Manufacture of fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment
Number Employed: 338
Group: Arcelor

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 12-01-2004
Planned Job Reductions min: 165
Planned Job Reductions max: 165
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring
Employment Effect Start: 01-01-2004
Foreseen End Date: 01-12-2004

Additional Information

Etilam, subsidiary of the Arcelor group, announced a restructuring plan affecting half of its workfoce (165 workers) by the end of 2004. Several plants are affected: Thionville with 95 jobs to be cut, Solesmes with 37 jobs and Gray whith 33 jobs. The plant of Saint-Dizier (126 jobs) is not concerned by the plan.