Business expansion
Centre-Est; Rhône-Alpes; Ain
Location of affected unit(s)
Manufacture Of Wood And Paper Materials
Manufacture Of Wood And Of Products Of Wood And Cork, Except Furniture; Manufacture Of Articles Of Straw And Plaiting Materials
16 - Manufacture of wood and of products of wood and cork, except furniture; manufacture of articles of straw and plaiting materials

300 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
9 May 2017
Employment effect (start)
1 May 2017
Foreseen end date
31 December 2018


K-Line, a subsidiary of the Liebot group, the French leader in industrial carpentry, has announced the recruitment of 100 employees in its new site of Saint-Vulbas (Ain) with the aim to recruit about 300 employees. The company, which has invested €,62 million for its new unit of  48,500 square metres, expects to produce  2,500 windows at first, then 5,000 fairly quickly. Moreover, in order to produce sliding windows and sliding aluminum doors in this new plant, scheduled to be opened by the end of 2017, the group has started to recruit about 100 employees for the opening, but it expects to create a total of  300 positions by 2020. The group Liébot employs 1,900 people in France and K-Line has 1025employees.


  • 4 February 2016: Les Echos
  • 9 May 2017: Lyon entreprises


Eurofound (2017), K-Line, Business expansion in France, factsheet number 91021, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/91021.