EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Matra Automobiles

Matra Automobiles

Geographic Location

Country: France
Location of affected unit(s): Romorantin-Lanthenay and headquater at Trappes (Yvelines)


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
29.1 - Manufacture of motor vehicles
Number Employed: 1226
Group: Lagardère

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 27-02-2003
Planned Job Reductions min: 1226
Planned Job Reductions max: 1226
Type of Restructuring: Bankruptcy/Closure

Additional Information

Closure of the unit based at Romorantin-Lanthenay. The decision affects 948 workers at the Romorantin unit and 278 at the headquarter at Trappes. Matra will keep around 100 workers of that unit to run a "spare parts" unit.