EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Austria
Region: Mostviertel-Eisenwurzen; Niederösterreich; Ostösterreich
Location of affected unit(s): Neulengbach


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of electrical equipment
27.3 - Manufacture of wiring and wiring devices
Number Employed: 113

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 13-01-2020
Planned Job Reductions min: 113
Planned Job Reductions max: 120
Type of Restructuring: Offshoring/Delocalisation
Employment Effect Start: 29-01-2020
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2021

Additional Information

The German-owned polymer business Rehau will close its production plant for micro cable conduits in Neulengbach, Lower Austria, causing a loss of 113 jobs. By the end of 2021, the production plant will be offshored to Eastern Europe. The restructuring will be implemented gradually. The local labour agency is informed and there will be a redundancy programme. 

Rehau is a family-owned business from Germany, employing around 20,000 people at 170 locations around the world.