EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: France
Region: Loire; Rhône-Alpes; Centre-Est
Location of affected unit(s): Roanne


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of basic metals and fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment
25.40 - Manufacture of weapons and ammunition

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 05-07-2019
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 01-07-2019
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2019
Planned Job Creation: 100

Additional Information

Nexter, the leading French manufacture of land defense equipment, has announced the recruitment of 100 employees by the end of the year, as part of a three-year €60 million investment plan. The number of employees is expected to reach 1,250 by the end of 2019. Two previous job growths were recorded in the past: 400 job creations in 2018, and 140 in 2017.