EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Prins Dokkum

Prins Dokkum

Geographic Location

Country: Netherlands
Region: Friesland; Noord-Nederland


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of basic metals and fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment
24 - Manufacture of basic metals
Number Employed: 240
Group: Prins Holding

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 17-09-2003
Planned Job Reductions min: 90
Planned Job Reductions max: 90
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring

Additional Information

Prins Dokkum is manufacturing protection rails, wheels and greenhouses. The strong competition from Eastern-Europe lead to difficulties in very short time. Therefore a reorganisation was urgently needed.