General Electric (GE) under the pressure of reduced orders. In the spring of 2018 were given notice 30 employees in Växjö when the multinational company needed to reduce its workforce globally. During the subsequent autumn came the news that the entire production process in Växjö, sweden would be shut down, which affected the further ten or so services.
Now, the negotiations to draw down a further 40 employees.
"We are just at the beginning of this process, this was what we communicated with the employees this week," says Andrea Doane, global communications manager for GE Steam Power, to Smålandsposten.
from Alstom in 2015. Then, there were 250 employees in Växjö, today the figure is 115 and will thus decrease further. But it is not only in Sweden as the company draws down. Earlier this year, GE announced that it would remove the 470 services in France.
Yet there are no plans to close the plant in Växjö, but what awaits in the future do not want to Andrea Doane predict.
– Today's energy sector is extremely dynamic, this is what we do when we look at the market today. We must simply continue to follow it and see how it unfolds, " she says to Smålandsposten.