EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Nokia Siemens Networks

Nokia Siemens Networks

Geographic Location

Country: Germany
Region: Karlsruhe, Landkreis; Karlsruhe; Baden-Württemberg
Location of affected unit(s): Bruchsal


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products
26.3 - Manufacture of communication equipment
Number Employed: 650

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 28-11-2012
Planned Job Reductions min: 650
Planned Job Reductions max: 650
Type of Restructuring: Closure
Employment Effect Start: 28-11-2012
Direct Dismissals: 650

Additional Information

At the end of November 2012, Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) announced to close its Bruchsal site. The closure affects 650 employees who will be made redundant. The latest job cuts follow a bigger restructuring programme, which was initially announced at the beginning of 2012. At that time the telecommunications equipment provider NSN stated to cut 2,900 jobs in Germany (see here).

Talks with employee representatives are to be held.