EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Z-lyften Produktion

Z-lyften Produktion

Geographic Location

Country: Sweden
Region: Jämtlands län; Mellersta Norrland
Location of affected unit(s): Bispgården


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
29.3 - Manufacture of parts and accessories for motor vehicles
Number Employed: 280
Group: Cargotec Corporation

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 14-01-2009
Planned Job Reductions min: 70
Planned Job Reductions max: 70
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring
Employment Effect Start: 30-01-2009
Foreseen End Date: 30-01-2010

Additional Information

Due to a substantial decline in demand, Z-lyften ProduKion - ZEPRO is forced to give notice to 70 employees. Before the notice, the company employed 280 staff. Z-lyften manufactures tail lifts and taillift products for trucks and semi trailers, under the brand name ZEPRO-lifts. Tail lifts are permanently placed to the back of a truck to facilitate the handling of goods from ground level, or a loading dock, to the level of the vehicle. All ZEPRO-lifts are manufactured at the factory in Bispsgården, nine miles northwest of Sundsvall.