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Manufacture of wood and paper products, and printing
16 - Manufacture of wood and of products of wood and cork, except furniture; manufacture of articles of straw and plaiting materials
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Gelsted Bygningsindustri, a producer of skylights owned by the Velux group, is to close with the 230 jobs in 2009. Consultations with the employees representatives have been going on during most October, but in the end the management decided to close the plant due to the recession. 50 employees will be hired in other Velux companies and for the rest the management will secure economic support regarding employment opportunities and training.
press release: http://www.velux.com/About_Velux/News/News953883.htm.