EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Volvo Articulated Haulers

Volvo Articulated Haulers

Geographic Location

Country: Sweden
Location of affected unit(s): Växjö and Braås


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
29.3 - Manufacture of parts and accessories for motor vehicles
Number Employed: 1500
Group: Volvo

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 11-12-2002
Planned Job Reductions min: 100
Planned Job Reductions max: 100
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring
Employment Effect Start: 01-12-2002

Additional Information

Volvo Articulated Haulers launches a program to increase productivity. This program will affect 70 employees and 30 consultants in Växjö/Braås and will lead to the concentration of the production on two plants and the move of the head office located in Växjö to Braås.