EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Volvo Truck Gand

Volvo Truck Gand

Geographic Location

Country: Belgium
Region: Arr. Gent; Prov. Oost-Vlaanderen; Vlaams Gewest
Location of affected unit(s): Ghent


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
29.1 - Manufacture of motor vehicles
Number Employed: 1700
Group: Volvo

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 25-01-2010
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 01-03-2010
Planned Job Creation: 140

Additional Information

Truck manufacturer Volvo Trucks Gand (Gent) is to increase the production capacity of its "cabine trim" department and create 140 new jobs. During the second quarter of 2010, Volvo will hire new staff to support its logistic and assembly activities as well as business managers. As of January 2010, there is no information on when the new jobs will be created by and the number employed in Gent.