Internal restructuring
Ostösterreich; Niederösterreich; Wiener Umland/Südteil
Location of affected unit(s)
Brunn am Gebirge
Manufacturing Of Machinery And Equipment
Manufacture Of Machinery And Equipment N.E.C.
28.12 - Manufacture of fluid power equipment

126 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
27 June 2018
Employment effect (start)
27 June 2018
Foreseen end date
31 December 2018


The US based company Flowserve, specialized in manufacturing transporation systems for liquids, gas and fumes, has announced126 job cuts in Brunn am Gebirge (Lower Austria). The company referred to global difficulties in the oil and gas industry which required restructuring and the reduction of production capacieties. Flowserve will cease production of pumps on the site in Brunn am Gebirge by the end of 2019, keeping only the competence centre with 60 employees. In the centre the focus will be on engineering, research and development and costumer service. Currently, the company employs 186 people at the site. Negotiations about a social plan for affected employees are currently underway.


  • 27 June 2018: Der Standard
  • 27 June 2018: orf online


Eurofound (2018), Flowserve SIHI, Internal restructuring in Austria, factsheet number 94466, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/94466.