Type
Closure
Country
Poland
Region
Wschodni; Podlaskie; Bialostocko-suwalski
Location of affected unit(s)
Bielsk Podlaski
Sector
Manufacturing
Manufacture Of Food And Beverage
Manufacture Of Beverages
11.0 - Manufacture of beverages

140 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
27 July 2016
Employment effect (start)
1 August 2016
Foreseen end date
31 December 2016

Description

Polish producer of soft drinks Hoop Poland has announced that it will shut down its factory in Bielsk Podlaski. As a result, 140 employees will lose their jobs by the end of 2016. The restructuring programme aims to improve financial and organisational effectiveness of the company; the programme will help to reduce running costs and make logistics operations more efficient.

Hoop was founded in 1992. Currently, the company is a part of Kofola Ă„Ĺ’eskoSlovensko Group, a one of the largest producer of soft drinks in Central Europe. In Poland, the company has three production plants (Kutno, Grodzisk Wielkopolski and Bielsk Podlaski).


Sources

  • 27 July 2016: Puls HR

Citation

Eurofound (2016), Hoop Poland, Closure in Poland, factsheet number 88320, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/88320.