Internal restructuring
Région Wallonne; Prov. Luxembourg (B);
Location of affected unit(s)
Manufacture For Transport Equipment
Manufacture Of Motor Vehicles, Trailers And Semi-Trailers
29.31 - Manufacture of electrical and electronic equipment for motor vehicles

91 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
11 June 2013
Employment effect (start)
1 September 2013
Foreseen end date
31 December 2013


US-based automotive supplier Federal Mogul is to cut 91 jobs in its plant in Aubange.  The plant specialized in the production of wiper blades currently employs 280 people and as announced 66 jobs will be cut and 25 other temporary contracts will not be renewed. According to the management, the decision comes from the necessity to invest in innovation to remain competitive. The 'Renault procedure' is going to be launched. Unions announced that they will try to reduce the number of layoffs. According to the sources the restructuring shall be implemented in the last quarter of 2013. For previously reported restructuring events in the group see Federal Mogul-DE2013 and Federal Mogul-IT2009.


  • 11 June 2013: La Meuse
  • 11 June 2013: l'avenir.net


Eurofound (2013), Federal Mogul, Internal restructuring in Belgium, factsheet number 75499, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/75499.