Saint-Gobain: L‘Arboc staff protest furnace closure

Staff of the Saint-Gobain plant at L‘Arboc, Spain, protest the planned closure of the furnace and of the glass division

Saint-Gobain plans to close the furnace at L’Arboc palnt in Spain. According to the company the furnace has reached the end of its life.

The plant at L’Arboc supplies automotive glass to Sekurit, part of the Saint-Gobain Group, the company also foresee instability and a decrease in orders for automotive glass.

The cease of activity of the glass division would mean the dismissal of 122 people. Unions indicate that the closure would also call into question the continuity of Sekurit division, where 260 people work.