EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: France
Location of affected unit(s): Altkirch and Hirsingue


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of textiles, apparel, leather and related products
13 - Manufacture of textiles
Number Employed: 338
Group: Siat-Lang

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 22-09-2003
Planned Job Reductions min: 115
Planned Job Reductions max: 115
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring
Employment Effect Start: 01-09-2003
Foreseen End Date: 01-12-2003

Additional Information

Siat-Lang announced a restructuring plan affecting 115 workers at the Altkirch and Hirsingue units (Alsace). The measure is due to the increase of competition from China and South-East Asia.