Internal restructuring
Location of affected unit(s)
Germany, Luxembourg, other European countries, Middle Eastern Countries, African countries
Manufacture Of Rubber And Plastic Products And Other Non-Metallic Mineral Products
Manufacture Of Rubber And Plastic Products
22.11 - Manufacture Of Rubber Tyres And Tubes; Retreading And Rebuilding Of Rubber Tyres

1,200 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
8 September 2023
Employment effect (start)
1 January 2024
Foreseen end date
31 December 2025


The American multinational tire manufacturer Goodyear has announced a global restructuring plan, cutting 1,200 jobs.

The affected countries are Germany with 550 employees to be made redundant in Fulda, Luxembourg with 55 affected employees, and other European, Middle Eastern as well as African countries. Further details on the number of employees which will be made redundant in other countries are not yet available.

The background of this restructuring plan is that Goodyear has been lagging behind market rivals. The restructuring plan is to be implemented in 2024 and 2025.

The restructuring plan of Goodyear in Germany has been recorded in the ERM events database Goodyear-2023-DE.



Eurofound (2023), Goodyear, Internal restructuring in World, factsheet number 200463, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/200463.