No less than 140 jobs are at risk at automotive equipment supplier Continental Automotive in Mechelen. This figure represents “nearly a third of the group’s workforce,” said the Christian union.
The management announced its intention on Wednesday during an extraordinary works council.
In detail, the position of 65 employees and 75 workers is threatened. Today, 471 people work on the Malinois site, where sensors, valves and brake systems are produced.
Management hopes to make the plant more competitive through this restructuring. The Renault procedure has been initiated.