EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Sovab

Company/Organisation:
Sovab

Geographic Location

Country: France
Region: Meurthe-et-Moselle; Lorraine; Est
Location of affected unit(s): Batilly

Company

Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
29.10 - Manufacture of motor vehicles
Number Employed: 2806
Group: Renault

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 20-04-2012
Planned Job Reductions min: 313
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring
Employment Effect Start: 30-04-2012
Foreseen End Date: 01-05-2012
Direct Dismissals: 313

Additional Information

On 20 April, Sovab, a subsidiary of car manufacturer Renault, announced to reduce its production from 500 to 422 vehicles on the 16 April. It had already decreased the production by the end of December 2011.

To make face to this decrease, the management cut 313 temporary contracts on a total of 440 by the end of April.