Internal restructuring
Sydsverige; Skåne län;
Location of affected unit(s)
Manufacture For Transport Equipment
Manufacture Of Motor Vehicles, Trailers And Semi-Trailers
29.3 - Manufacture of parts and accessories for motor vehicles

105 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
10 November 2008
Employment effect (start)
1 November 2008
Foreseen end date
30 June 2009


Haldex, manufacturer of vehicle parts, is to lay off 105 workers in Sweden by mid 2009. 80 jobs will be cut in the company’s brake system operations and 25 jobs will be cut in the operations involving all-wheel drive systems (Traction). The lay offs are to adjust the company's cost structure to declining demand and increase production efficiency. As a feature of the cost-reduction program, the global workforce will be reduced by 700 employees no later than mid-2009.

Haldex, headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, is a provider of proprietary and innovative solutions to the global vehicle industry, focusing on products in vehicles that enhance safety, environment and vehicle dynamics. Haldex is listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange and has annual sales of nearly 8 billion SEK with a total of 6,000 employees.


  • 11 November 2008: Svenska Dagbladet
  • 28 October 2008: Dagens Industri


Eurofound (2008), Haldex Traction Systems Divison, Internal restructuring in Sweden, factsheet number 67393, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/67393.