Location of affected unit(s):
Duisburg-Beeckerwerth, Dortmund and Neuwied (Germany) and Galmed (Spain)
Manufacture of basic metals and fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment
24.52 - Casting of steel
Planned Job Reductions min:
Type of Restructuring:
Foreseen End Date:
German multinational steel conglomerate ThyssenKrupp will reduce its European workforce by at least 2,000 employees. The company implements a large optimization programme in its Steel Europe division, implying the closure, relocation or sale of business units and facilities. The plants of ThyssenKrupp under review are Duisburg-Beeckerwerth, Dortmund and Neuwied (Germany) and Galmed (Spain).
The company notes that the restructuring could lead to the additional loss of 1,800 jobs, due to possible ‘disposals’.
08-02-2013Thyssen Krupp (press release)