Type
Closure
Country
Germany
Region
Saarland;
Location of affected unit(s)
Merzig
Sector
Manufacturing
Manufacture Of Basic Metal And Fabricated Metal Products
Manufacture Of Basic Metals
24.2 - Manufacture of tubes, pipes, hollow profiles and related fittings, of steel

100 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
15 February 2013
Employment effect (start)
31 July 2013
Foreseen end date

Description

Production at the cord production plant of Drahtcord Saarsteel at Merzig, Saarland, will be discontinued by the end of July 2013. 100 people are set to lose their jobs.

Drahtcord Saarsteel is jointly owned by tyre makers Pirelli and Continental. The measure is said to be necessary due to weak demand.


Sources

  • 15 February 2013: Darmst├Ądter Echo

Citation

Eurofound (2013), Drahtcord Saarsteel, Closure in Germany, factsheet number 74986, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/74986.