Estonia -Transfer of production in manufacturing leads to job losses -August 07, 2014

PKC Estonia, workers’ representatives informed that factory in Haapsalu will close by year end, resulting in 347 local jobs being terminated or transferred. The plant in Haapsalu manufactures wiring components.

The workers’ representatives in a plant of PKC Estonia, a subsidiary of the Finnish owned company, which manufactures electronics for the automotive industry, were informed by the management that the factory in Haapsalu will close by the end of the year, which will result in 347 local jobs being terminated or transferred. The plant in Haapsalu manufactures wiring components. The PKC-plant in Keila, which employs 826, will remain open. About 100 of the employees will be offered positions at Keila, which is expanding its role within PKC to become the company's main centre for Europe- and Brazil-bound products. In 2012 PKC won top honours at the Entrepreneurship Awards, the country's most prestigious annual business award.

English: http://news.err.ee/v/economy ...  

 

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