Internal restructuring
Westösterreich; Tirol; Tiroler Unterland
Location of affected unit(s)
Ramsau im Zillertal
Manufacture Of Basic Metal And Fabricated Metal Products
Manufacture Of Fabricated Metal Products, Except Machinery And Equipment
25.99 - Manufacture of other fabricated metal products n.e.c.

50 - 60 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
19 February 2016
Employment effect (start)
18 February 2016
Foreseen end date
30 November 2016


AL-KO, producer of car components and gardening tools, is to shut down parts of its production site in Ramsau, Tyrol, in autumn 2016 making up to 60 employees redundant. Management, works council and trade unions have already agreed on a social plan for affected employees, which includes a re-employment guarantee should AL-KO hire new staff again in the future. AL-KO currently has 400 employees in Ramsau and form part of the German technology-enterprise AL-KO Kober, with headquarters in Kötz (Germany), a global producer of gardening tools and supplier for the automotive and aviation industry. AL-KO Kober currently employs 4,000 people ocross 45 sites.  


  • 24 February 2016: Tiroler Tageszeitung Online
  • 24 February 2016: ORF Tirol online
  • 19 February 2016: Tiroler Tageszeitung Online


Eurofound (2016), AL-KO, Internal restructuring in Austria, factsheet number 86586, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/86586.