EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Hutchinson France

Hutchinson France

Geographic Location

Country: France
Region: Bassin Parisien
Location of affected unit(s): Vierzon, Chateaudun, Liancourt


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
29.3 - Manufacture of parts and accessories for motor vehicles
Number Employed: 992
Group: Hutchinson

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 11-02-2009
Planned Job Reductions min: 216
Planned Job Reductions max: 216
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring
Employment Effect Start: 11-02-2009
Other Job Reduction Measures: 216

Additional Information

Hutchinson is to cut 216 jobs at production sites of its vibration and acoustic insulation systems subsidiary Paulstra in Vierzon and Chateaudun and at its rubber gloves plant in Liancourt. Vierzon factory will lose 81 out of 320 jobs, Châteaudun - 102 out of 610 and Liancourt - 33 out of 62.

The company announced that there will be no direct dismissals. All cuts will be implemented through voluntary measures - early retirement schemes, relocation to other branches, etc.