Share to: Norma wants to close the factory and jobs at the company's headquarters

After eight years of steady growth, developed Norma Group from Maintal to Frankfurt, as the Management desired. Therefore, the managers have checked all of the

Share to: Norma wants to close the factory and jobs at the company's headquarters

After eight years of steady growth, developed Norma Group from Maintal to Frankfurt, as the Management desired. Therefore, the managers have checked all of the 29 locations of the company. The result is that The Hessian automotive suppliers and manufacturers of hose clamps will close its location Gerber Hausen in Thuringia, and the production shift. On the trunk seat up to 160 jobs will be eliminated, a spokesman said.

Thorsten Winter

business editor and Internet coordinator of the Rhein-Main-Zeitung.

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There Norma is currently all in all, 700 of 980 employees in Germany. In Maintal tasks are to be omitted in the administration, logistics and other departments. The affected employees support, including colleagues in Thuringia, explained the spokesman. In the world, Norma has about 8500 employees.

"Insufficient competitiveness"

With its tag program "Get on track" program aims to save the company every year 40 million euros to 45 million euros. The program will run until 2023. In the autumn, a spokeswoman for the newspaper said: "We do not rule out redundancies." This was nationally caused a considerable stir.

The speaker is introduced as a justification, in addition to Maintal and Gerber Hausen, the company produce on location Hustopece similar products. This results in a lack of competitiveness result. In view of this, Norma wanted to move part of the production from Thuringia, where 180 employees are working to the Czech Republic. Should be open, whether Maintal to get the other part of the production. In addition, the Management will speak with the employee representatives. The aim was to combine a certain product family in a so-called competence centre in the Czech Republic or Maintal. This should make the production economic.

Updated Date: 16 June 2020, 11:19

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