EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: France
Location of affected unit(s): Poitiers and Bourges


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of rubber and plastics products, and other non-metallic mineral products
22.11 - Manufacture of rubber tyres and tubes; retreading and rebuilding of rubber tyres
Group: Michelin

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 11-06-2003
Planned Job Reductions min: 354
Planned Job Reductions max: 354
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring
Employment Effect Start: 01-06-2003
Foreseen End Date: 01-12-2004
Other Job Reduction Measures: 354

Additional Information

Michelin has announced a restructuring plan affecting 350 jobs on two different units: Poitiers and Bourges. 190 dismissals are announced at Poitiers and 164 at Bourges. The measures used for this job reduction are early retirements and tranfers to other units of Michelin. 210 workers will be tranfered (160 at Poitiers unit and 50 at Bourges unit to another unit of Michelin in France, probably Tours).