Internal restructuring
Location of affected unit(s)
Germany, other locations
Manufacturing Of Machinery And Equipment
Manufacture Of Machinery And Equipment N.E.C.
28.30 - Manufacture Of Agricultural And Forestry Machinery

600 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
7 November 2023
Employment effect (start)
7 November 2023
Foreseen end date
31 December 2024


The German woodworking machinery manufacturer Homag has announced that it will cut 600 jobs worldwide until the end of 2024. In Germany, measure will affect 350 positions.

The company decided to implement the worldwide restructuring programme to rationalize business processes and improve financial efficiency. Homag estimates the programme will bring savings of €25 million in 2024, and from 2025 onwards approximately €50 million annually.

In Germany, the cuts will be done via a voluntary programme and early retirement programmes.

The Homag Group is the world's leading provider of integrated solutions for production in the woodworking industry and woodworking shops. Currently, Homag employs 7,500 people worldwide. Its facilities are located in Europe, Asia, North America, Australia, New Zeeland.

The restructuring event in Germany has been recorded in the ERM events database [Homag-2023-DE]



Eurofound (2023), Homag, Internal restructuring in World, factsheet number 200578, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/200578.