EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Lear Corporations

Lear Corporations

Geographic Location

Country: Belgium
Region: Arr. Hasselt; Prov. Limburg (B); Vlaams Gewest
Location of affected unit(s): Genk


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
29.3 - Manufacture of parts and accessories for motor vehicles
Number Employed: 330
Group: Lear Corporation

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 07-10-2003
Planned Job Reductions min: 140
Planned Job Reductions max: 140
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring

Additional Information

Lear Corporations announced a restructuring plan affecting 140 workers in Belgium (Genk). This measure is directly linked with the restructuring announcements of Ford (Genk, Belgium). Lear Corporations is indeed a direct supplier for the manufacturing of the Ford Mondeo, produced at Ford Genk.