EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Peres Soctip

Company/Organisation:
Peres Soctip

Geographic Location

Country: Portugal
Region: Leziria do Tejo; Alentejo; Continente
Location of affected unit(s): Samora Correia

Company

Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of wood and paper products, and printing
18.1 - Printing and service activities related to printing
Number Employed: 180
Group: Peres Soctip

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 22-10-2012
Planned Job Reductions min: 180
Type of Restructuring: Bankruptcy
Employment Effect Start: 15-10-2012
Direct Dismissals: 180

Additional Information

Peres Soctip, a graphic company established in Samora Correia, has filed for bankruptcy, a decision that affects 180 workers.

The company’s activities focus on the printing of books, magazines and catalogues, and according to the employees there was always enough work. Since the beginning of 2012 the financial position of the company has gradually deteriorated and some workers are due a part of their wages.

According with the Mayor of Benavente the company closure is "bad news” and guarantees that the company never appealed to the Municipality for help.