EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Pratt & Whitney Norway

Pratt & Whitney Norway

Geographic Location

Country: Norway
Region: Rogaland; Agder og Rogaland; Norge


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
30.3 - Manufacture of air and spacecraft and related machinery
Number Employed: 195
Group: Pratt & Whitney

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 30-03-2012
Planned Job Reductions min: 195
Planned Job Reductions max: 195
Type of Restructuring: Closure
Employment Effect Start: 30-03-2012
Foreseen End Date: 01-01-2013
Direct Dismissals: 195

Additional Information

The high-tech aircraft engine supplier Pratt & Whitney Norway’s Engine Center at Stavanger Airport ceased operations after years of heavy losses. 195 workers will lose their job.

It is reported that both the labour union Fellesforbundet and the Rogaland County Council believes that the company has broken the Restructuring Act, claiming that the company disregarded a deadline for the lay-off of employees.