EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Flextronics

Company/Organisation:
Flextronics

Geographic Location

Country: Ireland
Region: Border, Midland and Western
Location of affected unit(s): Limerich

Company

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

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 19-08-2002
Planned Job Reductions min: 250
Planned Job Reductions max: 250
Type of Restructuring: Relocation
Foreseen End Date: 01-08-2002

Additional Information

Flectronics is a Singapore-base firm. Limerich plant employs 400 staff. 250 staff will lose their job and 150 staff will be retained within the regions at its existing Cork facility. In march 2002, the company cut 370 jobs at the plant in Tullamore (Ireland) and moved its operation to Asia.