EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Ziehl-Abegg ventillátorgyártó

Ziehl-Abegg ventillátorgyártó

Geographic Location

Country: Hungary
Region: Somogy; Del-Dunantul; Dunantul
Location of affected unit(s): Marcali


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of machinery and equipment n.e.c.
28 - Manufacture of machinery and equipment n.e.c.
Number Employed: 448
Group: Ziehl-Abegg

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 07-05-2009
Planned Job Reductions min: 48
Planned Job Reductions max: 48
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring
Employment Effect Start: 01-05-2009
Foreseen End Date: 01-05-2009
Direct Dismissals: 48

Additional Information

In May 2009, industrial fan manufacturer Ziehl-Abegg dismissed 48 workers and reduced working time by 20 percent for remaining employees at it's Marcali plant. The redundancies came as a consequence of the global crisis affecting the building industry, which represents the a substantial amount of demand. Before the crisis, the plant was expected to expand, increasing employment from 100-150 workers.