EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Flextronics

Company/Organisation:
Flextronics

Geographic Location

Country: Finland
Region: Lappi; Pohjois-Suomi; Manner-Suomi

Company

Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products
26 - Manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products
Number Employed: 680

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 13-09-2002
Planned Job Reductions min: 200
Planned Job Reductions max: 300
Type of Restructuring: Offshoring/Delocalisation
Foreseen End Date: 01-09-2002
Direct Dismissals: 100

Additional Information

The result of the co-operation in October 2002 was to make 100 employees redundant. Flextronics has a strategy to move production to cheaper labour countries in Asia.