EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: France
Region: Bas-Rhin; Alsace; Est
Location of affected unit(s): Strasbourg (Bas-Rhin)


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of basic metals and fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment
24.5 - Casting of metals
Number Employed: 150
Group: Arcelor

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 05-06-2003
Planned Job Reductions min: 122
Planned Job Reductions max: 122
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring

Additional Information

Arcelor has announced a job reduction programme on the PAB unit near Strasbourg affecting 80% of the workforce (122 dismissals). The measure is due the the transfer of the orders to the 'Haironville' unit (Meuse). Trade unions believe that the unit will soon close down.