Type
Offshoring/Delocalisation
Country
Belgium
Region
Vlaams Gewest; Prov. Vlaams Brabant; Arr. Halle-Vilvoorde
Location of affected unit(s)
Kessel-Lo
Sector
Manufacturing
Manufacture Of Computer, Electrical Electronic And Optical Products
Manufacture Of Electrical Equipment
27.31 - Manufacture of fibre optic cables
New offshoring locations
Czechia

155 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
19 October 2012
Employment effect (start)
30 November 2012
Foreseen end date
30 June 2013

Description

The management of TE Technology announced its intention to cut 155 jobs in Belgium.

According to reports, these jobs will be relocated, along with a part of the production, to the Czech Republic. The management justifies this decision as a necessity in order to remain competitive and to continue investing in innovation.


Sources

  • 19 October 2012: RTBF.be
  • 18 October 2012: Msn actualit├ęs
  • 19 October 2012: Le Soir

Citation

Eurofound (2012), TE Connectivity, Offshoring/Delocalisation in Belgium, factsheet number 74357, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/74357.