23 November 2012 20:16 [Source: ICIS news]
LONDON (ICIS)--French car parts firm Plastic Omnium plans to end production of car bumpers at its site at ?xml:namespace>
The move will affect about 200 workers, the company said in a statement on Friday.
Plastic Omnium has begun consultations with workers’ representatives at
The company added that its production of fuel tank and fuel systems at the site would not be affected.
In Germany, Plastic Omnium employs a staff of 1,400 at nine production facilities.
Plastic Omnium is focused on plastic-based car parts. By 2018, plastic components are expected to account for 30% of total vehicle weight, compared with 17% today, according to information on the company’s website.
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