Vestas will fire 350 employees from blade factory

By the end of this year approximately 15 percent of the Danish production staff at Vestas will be laid off, announces the wind turbine manfacturer.

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Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas intends to lay off about 350 workers at its blade factory in the Danish city Lem. These layoffs will happen by the end of this year and they are attributed to a need for production optimization. To put it frankly, the Danish workers are too expensive – not least when considering that a diminishing portion of production takes place in Europe.

In a press release sent to EnergyWatch, Vestas writes:

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