EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

TE Connectivity

TE Connectivity

Geographic Location

Country: Belgium
Region: Arr. Halle-Vilvoorde; Prov. Vlaams Brabant; Vlaams Gewest
Location of affected unit(s): Kessel-Lo


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of electrical equipment
27.31 - Manufacture of fibre optic cables
Number Employed: 800
Group: TE Connectivity

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 19-10-2012
Planned Job Reductions min: 155
Planned Job Reductions max: 155
Type of Restructuring: Offshoring/Delocalisation
Employment Effect Start: 30-11-2012
Foreseen End Date: 30-06-2013
Direct Dismissals: 155

Additional Information

The management of TE Technology announced its intention to cut 155 jobs in Belgium.

According to reports, these jobs will be relocated, along with a part of the production, to the Czech Republic. The management justifies this decision as a necessity in order to remain competitive and to continue investing in innovation.