Business expansion
Bassin Parisien; Bourgogne; Saône-et-Loire
Location of affected unit(s)
Manufacture For Transport Equipment
Manufacture Of Motor Vehicles, Trailers And Semi-Trailers
29.20 - Manufacture of bodies (coachwork) for motor vehicles; manufacture of trailers and semi-trailers

150 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
19 November 2015
Employment effect (start)
1 January 2016
Foreseen end date
31 December 2017


The management of Lamberet, a manufacturer of refrigerated trailers which belongs to the Chinese group AVIC, has announced the opening of a new plant that will start production by mid-2016. Lamberet will invest €10 million over the next three years in this 15,000 m2 plant that is projected to reach a turnover of €30 million. The group will recruit about 150 employees in production and support functions over the next three years. The first refrigerated vehicles will be produce by mid-2016. The management explains that this new plant is the result of three years of R&D to prepare a new generation of vehicles. The group has announced investments in its main site of Saint-Cyr-sur-Menthon (Ain) where 650 employees are working. The group has recruited 350 employees since 2010.


  • 20 November 2015: Transportissimo
  • 19 November 2015: Le journal de Saône et Loire
  • 14 September 2015: L'usine Nouvelle


Eurofound (2015), Lamberet, Business expansion in France, factsheet number 85469, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/85469.