EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: France
Region: Haute-Vienne; Limousin; Sud-Ouest
Location of affected unit(s): Saint-Yrieix and Rochechouart (Haute-Vienne)


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of electrical equipment
27 - Manufacture of electrical equipment
Number Employed: 3550
Group: Legrand

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 11-02-2004
Planned Job Reductions min: 116
Planned Job Reductions max: 116
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring
Other Job Reduction Measures: 98

Additional Information

Legrand, electrical equipment specialist, will close two of its production sites in Saint-Yrieix (86 workers) and Rochechouart (30 workers). 98 workers will be offered a position within the group. 18 workers working in Saint-Yrieix will see their unit sold to a local company.