EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Nobel Plastiques

Nobel Plastiques

Geographic Location

Country: Spain
Region: Barcelona; Cataluña; Este
Location of affected unit(s): Sant Joan Despí


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
29.32 - Manufacture of other parts and accessories for motor vehicles
Number Employed: 200
Group: Orhan Holding

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 22-07-2020
Planned Job Reductions min: 200
Type of Restructuring: Offshoring/Delocalisation
Employment Effect Start: 22-07-2020
Direct Dismissals: 200

Additional Information

The automotive components manufacturer Nobel Plastiques, part of Orhan Holding, has announced the closure of its factory in Sant Joan Despí (Barcelona), affecting 200 workers, in this case permanent and temporary workers. The company experiences economic difficulties and plans to relocate the production to one of the Orhan Holding group's plants in Europe or Morocco. In the past months, the manufacturer has implemented a temporary layoff plan in the factory due to the COVID-19 crisis.

The CCOO union has rejected the closure of the plant and has urged the management of the Orhan Holding group to negotiate alternative solutions to guarantee the business activity and employment at the plant.