EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

VDC Technologies

VDC Technologies

Geographic Location

Country: Italy
Region: Frosinone; Lazio; Centro (I)
Location of affected unit(s): Anagni


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of electrical equipment
27 - Manufacture of electrical equipment
Number Employed: 1350
Group: Videocon

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 18-10-2009
Planned Job Reductions min: 1350
Planned Job Reductions max: 1350
Type of Restructuring: Closure
Employment Effect Start: 01-12-2009

Additional Information

Videocon, the Indian group which produces electronics, home appliances and colour picture tubes, is to close its plant located at Anagni (in province of Frosinone) with the loss of 1,350 jobs.
The trade unions have involved the national and the local authorities in order to avoid the job cuts. On 30 October, the company has announced the decision to stop the collective dismissal procedures. In the next months, the company and the trade unions will meet in order to find solutions aimed to maintain the production's activity at the Anagni plant. Videocon and around 22,000 employees worldwide.

As reported, Italy has applied for assistance from the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF).

European Globalisation Fund: 2012 / 07