Trade Union Coordination Meeting Saint-Gobain – AGC Brussels, 23 October 2013 Restructuring in the European Glass Sector European Glass Sector – Questionnaire results Content Response rate Number of employees in the glass sector Large companies per country in 2013 Restructuring in the glass sector since the beginning of the crisis Factory closures since 2008 Relocations since 2008 Planned restructurings, closures, relocations or investments Response rate Germany (IG BCE) Austria (PRO-GE) Belgium (CSC-BIE & CG-FGTB) Spain (FITAG UGT) Finland (PROLIITTO & TEAMLIITOO) France (FCE-CFDT + CGT Verre) Italy (FEMCA CISL) Czech Republic (OS SKP) Number of employees in the glass sector Germany Austria Belgium Spain Finland France Italy Czech Rep. 2007 47.048 9.808 9.328 ? 4.940 21.453 24.271 27.327 2013 48.109 8.206 7.753 22.246 3.353 18.978 23.350 (2012) 17.502 % +2,3 -16,3 -16,9 -32,1 -11,5 -3,8 -36,0 Large companies per country in 2013 Germany Saint-Gobain, Ardagh, Gerresheimer AG, OI Glasspak, Pilkington-NSG, AGC, Schott AG Austria Belgium Spain Saint-Gobain, Swarovski, Ovetropak, Stözle-Glas, Technoglas Finland France Saint-Gobain, NSG, Ahlstrom Italy Sangalli, Owens Illinois, Zignago, Bormioli, Seves, OCV, AGC, NSG, Saint Gobain AGC, Saint-Gobain Saint-Gobain, Delclaux, OI, Barbosa&Almeida, Cristaleria Española, Ariño Douglas, Indo Internacional, Pilkington, Rioglass, Schott Iberia, Vidreup Saint Gobain, Glassolutions, AGC, Troësch, Knauf, Corning, Schott, Essilor, Arc International, Baccara, OI, SGD, Bormioli Rocco Czech Rep. AGC, Owens-Illinois, Vetropack, Saint-Gobain, Schott, Knauf Restructuring in the glass sector since the beginning of the crisis Germany Stable situation with slight increase in employment, with the exception of massive restructuring in solar glass. Austria Decrease in flat glass, packaging, tableware, etc. Belgium Flat glass seriously impacted + slight decrease in hollow glass Spain Decrease of 24% between 2008-2011. All sectors impacted but deeper impact in flat glass (construction, automotive) Finland Decrease in all sectors but most importantly in special glass and glass fibre France Decrease in flat glass, tableware, hollow glass and special glass Italy Decrease mostly in flat glass and somewhat in hollow glass Czech Rep. 9.825 jobs lost over the period 2007-2012, i.e. 36%: flat glass, solar glass, tableware, etc. Factory closures since 2008 Germany solar glass : Q-Cells (2.300), Centrotherm (1.900), Sovello (1250), Solon (800) Austria packaging glass: Walther Glass (150) Belgium flat glass, technical glass: EMGO, Sedaco, Sekurit, Techiver (524) Spain solar glass : Rioglass (?) Finland NSG, Lahti flat glass and Ylöjärvi Automotive, Ahlstrom Glassfibre, Karhula and Owens-Illinois container glass (1500) France Pilkington Vitry (38), SAS FIMA (111), AGC Mirest Reims (10 ), SG MDR (73), SG SVF Petite forêt (20), Prevent Glass (212) Italy AGC Salerno (150), NSG (170), OI Bologne (119) Saint Gobain Fibre Savona (25) OCV Fibre Savona (150) Czech Rep. solar glass : Shott Solar (500) Relocations since 2008 Germany solar glass Austria nothing to report Belgium Techniver, Sékurit Spain not reported Finland flat and automotive glass France automotive glass, hollow glass, glass fibre, SG, SGD, furniture glass AGC Donchery, AGC Aniche, Verallia Italy yes, relocations to other European sites of multinational companies present in Italy Czech Rep. not in the companies covered by the OS SKP trade union Planned restructurings, closures, relocations or investments Germany new closures planned in solar glass + investments to maintain existing production capacities Austria nothing to report other than some small adjustments in flat glass (construction, automotive) Belgium closure Sékurit, restructurings AGC Roux, SGGB, investments AGC Seneffe, Vidrala, Durobor, Knauf Insulation Spain Saint Gobain Finland no information available at this stage for TEAMLIITTO & PROLIITTO France restructurings: AGC Boussois – closure 1 float/2 (130), Oxxo (119/407). Expected resumption of Aniche (SG) Italy nothing decided at this stage for 2013-2014. Difficulties remain in construction and automotive glass production Czech Rep. no information available at this stage for OS SKP Thank you !