Type
Offshoring/Delocalisation
Country
Denmark
Region
S√łnderjyllands amt;
Location of affected unit(s)
Vejen
Sector
Manufacturing
Manufacture Of Computer, Electrical Electronic And Optical Products
Manufacture Of Electrical Equipment
27.4 - Manufacture of electric lighting equipment
New offshoring locations
Germany, France

243 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
25 October 2004
Employment effect (start)
1 November 2004
Foreseen end date

Description

The manufacturer of lamps and lighting equipment, Thorn & Jakobsson are moving the whole of their production from Southern Jytland, Denmark, to Germany and France. This results from a decision of the Austrian owners. Most of the workers at the factory are unskilled women.


Sources

  • 25 October 2004: Jydske Vestkysten

Citation

Eurofound (2004), Thorn & Jakobsson, Offshoring/Delocalisation in Denmark, factsheet number 60699, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/60699.