Internal restructuring
United Kingdom
North East; Tees Valley and Durham;
Location of affected unit(s)
Manufacture Of Rubber And Plastic Products And Other Non-Metallic Mineral Products
Manufacture Of Rubber And Plastic Products
22.29 - Manufacture of other plastic products

160 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
18 April 2013
Employment effect (start)
19 April 2013
Foreseen end date
31 December 2013


Chemical manufacturer Saudi Basic Industries (SABIC) - UK has announced that it is to cut 110 jobs from its plant in Teesside.  Additionally, the company is to cut 50 contract and agency workers.  The company has said that the move follows a general downturn in sales and follows similar moves by the organisations' competitors.  Whilst job losses are expected to be imminent no date was given for when they are expected to be completed. This restructuring is part of a larger cost saving plan recently announced (see SABIC- EU2013).


  • 18 April 2013: BBC News


Eurofound (2013), Saudi Basic Industries - UK, Internal restructuring in United Kingdom, factsheet number 75295, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/75295.