Location of affected unit(s)
Sévérac-le-Château, Bar-sur-Aube
Manufacturing Of Furniture And Other Manufacturing
Manufacture Of Furniture
31.0 - Manufacture of furniture

422 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
9 April 2013
Employment effect (start)
15 April 2013
Foreseen end date
30 April 2013


On the 9th of April 2013, Cauval Industries group announced plans to cut 534 jobs. In detail, 337 jobs which refer to the group company OC Management and another 197 referring to sofa manufacturer Atmosphères Intériors based in Bar-sur-Aube.  The final decision will be made by the Commercial Court of Meaux.

Updated, 27/03/2013 As announced, OC Management went bankrupt and 202 jobs were lost.

Updated, 08/04/2013 The Commercial Court of Meaux (Seine et Marne) decided on the liquidation of Confort et Systèmes (220 employees) in Séverac-le-Château (Aveyron). The manufacturer of furniture is owned by group Cauval (4,600 employees). The Court decided that Confort et Systèmes has to cease immediately its activities and all the employees were dismissed.

For previous restructuring at Cauval Industries see here.


  • 23 October 2012: Est Eclair
  • 21 June 2013: Est Eclair
  • 27 March 2013: Le Journal de Haute Loire
  • 8 April 2013: Ouest France


Eurofound (2013), Cauval Industries, Bankruptcy in France, factsheet number 75130, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/75130.