EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Yazaki Saltano

Yazaki Saltano

Geographic Location

Country: Portugal
Region: Entre Douro e Vouga; Norte; Continente
Location of affected unit(s): Ovar


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
29.3 - Manufacture of parts and accessories for motor vehicles
Number Employed: 1900
Group: Yazaki Saltano

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 29-08-2008
Planned Job Reductions min: 300
Planned Job Reductions max: 300
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring
Employment Effect Start: 01-09-2008
Direct Dismissals: 300

Additional Information

Yazaki Saltano, a Japanese multinational that produces vehicle cables has announced that it is to cut 300 jobs at the Ovar factory. The decision is justified by the end of production of car components. The factory currently employs 1,900 workers.