ERJ staff report (DS)
Nantes, France -- Trelleborg has said significant portions of Fluid Solutions in Nantes will be relocated to existing operations, primarily in Turkey. The action program will affect approximately 450 employees, of whom approximately 310 are full-time employees and approximately 140 are temporarily employed.
Trelleborg also said the relocation of Trelleborg Automotive's operations in Peru, Indiana, USA, is progressing according to plan. Production is being moved to other plants within Trelleborg Automotive in the US. Production in Peru will continue until the fourth quarter of 2008. The decision will affect approximately 200 plant employees.
The ongoing action program in Trelleborg's automotive unit also includes the closure and relocation of plants in Trowbridge and West Thurrock, in the UK, and Fergom, in Italy. The program also includes the divestment of the operations in Coventry, in the UK, and streamlining and staff reductions in operations in Western Europe.
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Press release from Trelleborg