EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Van der Giessen-de Noord

Van der Giessen-de Noord

Geographic Location

Country: Netherlands
Region: Zuid-Holland; West-Nederland
Location of affected unit(s): Krimpen aan den Ijssel


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
30 - Manufacture of other transport equipment
Number Employed: 770
Group: IHC Caland

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 02-09-2002
Planned Job Reductions min: 250
Planned Job Reductions max: 400
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring
Foreseen End Date: 01-12-2002

Additional Information

Management of IHC Caland proposed the restructuration plan on October the 1st to the trade unions. Announcement had already been made on the 2 September 2002. Negotiations are following. August 2003, IHC Caland is closing the site of Van der Giessen-de Noord for the reason that the building of cruse ships and ferries is not profitable anymore: 400 jobs suppressed.