Business expansion
Location of affected unit(s)
Les Herbiers, Saint-Vulbas
Manufacture Of Basic Metal And Fabricated Metal Products
Manufacture Of Fabricated Metal Products, Except Machinery And Equipment
25.12 - Manufacture of doors and windows of metal

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


K. Line, the leading manufacturer of aluminium carpentry for doors and windows, has announced that it will hire 350 employees by the end of 2018 to work at the company's four factories in Les Herbiers (Vendée) and Saint-Vulbas (Ain). The company is looking for automatic line drivers, production managers, security and quality assurance, logistics, commercial, purchasing, finance and marketing. It will recruit 200 more employees in the four factories located at Les Herbier in 2018. 150 recruitments are also expected at the site of Saint-Vulbas, where K. Line had already hired 64 people in 2017. K-Line reached a turnover of €270 million in 2016 and employed 1,200 employees.

In 2017, K. Line hired 151 people for its s and expected to recruit 30 employees by the end of 2017. 


  • 5 December 2017: L'usine Nouvelle


Eurofound (2017), K.Line, Business expansion in France, factsheet number 92916, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/92916.