June 11, 2014
Employee negotiations in Osnabrück roof production
Valmet Automotive GmbH has launched employee negotiations at its convertible roof manufacturing plant in Osnabrück.
The Osnabrück location operations include roof systems manufacturing, product development and support functions. The employee negotiations aim at ramping down production and reductions of workforce, necessitated by the difficult convertible roof systems market environment.
In the future, the convertible roof systems manufacturing is planned to be centralized to Valmet Automotive’s Zary, Poland plant. The timeline will be decided during the negotiations with the employees.
Valmet Automotive’s Osnabrück location will become a technology center and focused on product development of roof systems, prototype manufacturing and testing in the Technology Center. The required workforce is estimated to be around 100 people.
Valmet Automotive is an experienced provider of automotive engineering, vehicle manufacturing, convertible roof systems and related business services. Our special areas of expertise are premium cars, convertibles and electric vehicles. We employ 2,000 professionals in Finland, Germany, Poland and China.