2015 – 142 Dunlop tyres to be moved to Germany.

>Could you possibly circulate the note at the bottom far and wide but without
>my name?
>
>Goodyear Dunlop Tyres is to close its factory in Wolverhampton. Workers in the
>retread department have had to train Germans to do their work and will shortly
>see their jobs go to a new factory Germany. It is a real kick in the teeth for
>the British workers.
>
>The cost of closing a factory in the UK is much lower than for those on the
>Continent so it was a no-brainer for Goodyear to close the British plant.
>Goodyear is trying to pay their workers the lowest possible redundancy.
>
>Here is a report from the local Wolverhampton paper
>http://www.expressandstar.com/business/midlands-business/2015/06/25/end-of-an-era-goodyear-to-close-wolverhampton-factory/

2 responses to “2015 – 142 Dunlop tyres to be moved to Germany.

  1. Did the cost of electricity play a role in this closure?

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