EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: France
Region: Bas-Rhin; Alsace; Est
Location of affected unit(s): Obernai


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of electrical equipment
27 - Manufacture of electrical equipment
Number Employed: 3000
Group: Hager

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 26-10-2004
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 01-06-2005
Planned Job Creation: 100

Additional Information

The French subsidiary of the German Group Hager (manufacturer of electric appliances) will invest € 8 million in a new 3,000 m² unit based in Obernai. 100 extra jobs are to be created and added to the 2,000 employees of the subsidiary. In 2002, 461 jobs had been shed following an internal restructuring.