Avon confirms closure of Proflex hose unit in Spain

By Liz White, ERJ staff
Bradford on Avon, UK-Avon Rubber plc has confirmed that it is to close a hose plant in Spain, following a major review of the group’s European automotive hose making business. The Proflex facility at Calaf, Spain, will be shut, to “bring our capacity more into line with market demand patterns and enable us to focus on our lower cost operations,” said the group, in its interim results statement.

Avon will take an exceptional charge for this and other reorganisations of about…

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