EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Nolato Jaycare

Nolato Jaycare

Geographic Location

Country: United Kingdom
Region: Portsmouth; Hampshire and Isle of Wight; South East
Location of affected unit(s): Portsmouth


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of rubber and plastics products, and other non-metallic mineral products
22.22 - Manufacture of plastic packing goods
Number Employed: 238
Group: Nolato

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 09-01-2020
Planned Job Reductions min: 115
Planned Job Reductions max: 115
Type of Restructuring: Relocation
Employment Effect Start: 09-01-2020
Foreseen End Date: 01-12-2020

Additional Information

Nolato Jaycare, a UK-based company which produces medical packaging in two locations in England, has announced that it will close its factory plant in Portsmouth by December 2020, making 115 employees redundant. A representative of the company said that it will move production from Portsmouth to its advanced plant in Newcastle, in the North of England to increase efficiency and returns. The company has stated that it would support the affected employees in finding new employment opportunities. 

Nolato Jaycare is owned by Sweden-based Nolato Group. The factory in Portsmouth produced medicine bottles – it was acquired by Nolato in 2012.