EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Germany
Region: Bayern
Location of affected unit(s): Hengersberg, Regensburg


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
29.2 - Manufacture of bodies (coachwork) for motor vehicles; manufacture of trailers and semi-trailers
Number Employed: 12785

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 07-08-2018
Planned Job Reductions min: 260
Planned Job Reductions max: 260
Type of Restructuring: Offshoring/Delocalisation
Employment Effect Start: 29-06-2018
Foreseen End Date: 29-06-2020
Other Job Reduction Measures: 260

Additional Information

The German automotive supplier Webasto will be cutting 260 jobs in Hengersberg (160) and Regensburg (100) within the next two years due to internal restructuring. Webasto is facing expiring projects and a major relocation to Slovakia in this timeframe, making cuts necessary.

Works council and management have already agreed on a social plan for affected employees.

Webasto has 12,785 employees worldwide.