Internal restructuring
Manner-Suomi; Länsi-Suomi; Pohjanmaa
Location of affected unit(s)
Manufacture Of Basic Metal And Fabricated Metal Products
Manufacture Of Fabricated Metal Products, Except Machinery And Equipment
25 - Manufacture of fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment

100 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
18 October 2012
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date
31 December 2013


Componenta, a manufacturer of metal components, has announced redundancies of 100-120 employees in Finland. Most of the foreseen lay-offs in Finland will involve production personnel in four locations. The company will start negotiations with employee representatives on the foreseen cuts.

Componenta employs approximately 4,700 persons in Finland, Sweden, the Netherlands and Turkey, and plans to reduce a total of 550 positions in these countries. In Finland the company has approximately 1000 employees in five locations.

Componenta also issued a profit warning and noted that it plans to save 25 million Euros during 2013-2014. It does not foresee improved demand for its products until the Eurozone debt crisis is settled.

UPDATE 01-11-2012: Componenta has clarified that it plans to shut down one production line in Pietarsaari. The estimated net loss of jobs would be 80. Pietarsaari will make 100 of its 170 employees redundant, 20 of whom could be relocated.


  • 18 October 2012: Helsingin Sanomat
  • 18 October 2012: Taloussanomat
  • 18 October 2012: Componenta press release
  • 1 November 2012: Componenta press release


Eurofound (2012), Componenta, Internal restructuring in Finland, factsheet number 74345, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/74345.