EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Ireland
Region: Dublin; Southern and Eastern
Location of affected unit(s): Dublin


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of wood and paper products, and printing
18.2 - Reproduction of recorded media
Number Employed: 255
Group: Zomax (US)

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 13-02-2007
Planned Job Reductions min: 100
Planned Job Reductions max: 100
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring
Direct Dismissals: 100

Additional Information

It has been announced that 100 workers at Zomax's plant at Santry in north Dublin have been warned that their jobs could go because a major contract is not being renewed. Zomax, an American multinational employing 255 workers in Santry and Blanchardstown, confirmed to its workforce that some staff would be put on protective notice. Zomax is involved in the manufacture and distribution of products such as CDs and printing materials, which are outsourced by other multinationals.