Internal restructuring
Location of affected unit(s)
Finspång and Vetlanda
Manufacture Of Basic Metal And Fabricated Metal Products
Manufacture Of Basic Metals
24.42 - Aluminium production

106 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
9 September 2008
Employment effect (start)
1 November 2008
Foreseen end date
30 November 2008


Due to a decreased demand for aluminium profiles especially from Denmark and the Baltic countries, Sapa Profiler AB is reducing its workforce. In Finspång, Sapa Profiler will decrease employment by 30 jobs of a total 220 employees. In Vetlanda, Sapa will decrease its workforce by 76 persons of a total of 1 200. Sapa Profilers currently employ some 1 400 employees in Sweden. Sapa Profiler AB is a part of one of the three core business areas within the Sapa Group. The other two are Sapa Building System and Sapa Heat Transfer. The Group is a 100% owned subsidiary of the Norwegian concern Orkla.


  • 10 September 2008: Dagens Industri


Eurofound (2008), Sapa Profiler, Internal restructuring in Sweden, factsheet number 67089, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/67089.