Business expansion
Bassin Parisien; Bourgogne; Saône-et-Loire
Location of affected unit(s)
Manufacture Of Rubber And Plastic Products And Other Non-Metallic Mineral Products
Manufacture Of Rubber And Plastic Products
22.11 - Manufacture of rubber tyres and tubes; retreading and rebuilding of rubber tyres

210 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
13 March 2017
Employment effect (start)
1 January 2017
Foreseen end date
31 December 2018


French tyre manufacturer Michelin has announced the creation of 210 jobs in its plant in Blanzy (Saône-et-Loire) in the next two years. About 130 workers will be recruited in 2017 and 80 in 2018. In 2015, the group has invested €58 million and created 128 positions in Blanzy. 

The company has expanded several times within France over the previous few years, in 201020112013, inMay 2016 in its site of La Roche-sur-Yon (Vendée) and in December 2016 in its site of Cholet (Maine-et-Loire). But the group also had job cuts occurrences in 2009 and 2013. Michelin has recently announced a plan to restructure one of its sites in Clermont-Ferrand, with a site closure by the end 2017 and a reorganisation of its engineering department by 2018.


  • 13 March 2017: Montceaux News


Eurofound (2017), Michelin, Business expansion in France, factsheet number 90663, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/90663.