Bizerba builds world’s 300 jobs from Balingen, 22 June 2009 due to the global economic implications Bizerba is forced to dismantle 300 jobs. The measures affect all areas of the group including the master seat in Balingen. However, the employment protection agreement helps to minimize the size of the necessary job losses in Germany. The collective agreement in force arising from 1.Juli allows that the individual working time by 8.57 percent can be reduced. In a 35-hour work week are three hours less. According to the charge by 8.57 percent will decrease – for the period from July 1 to December 31, 2009. “All subsidiaries of the Bizerba group is joining with similar measures jointly and severally the model of Germany” on. Whether more cuts are necessary, depends on the overall economic development, says Matthias Harsch, a spokesman of the Executive Board about Bizerba: Bizerba is a worldwide technology company leading in many areas for Professional system solutions of for weighing, information and food service technology in the segments retail, food industry and logistics.
Industry-specific hard – and software, powerful network-compatible management systems, as well as a wide range of labels, consumables and business services ensure the transparent control of integrated business processes and the high availability of Bizerba-specific performance features. With 3,100 employees, 29 companies in 20 countries and 60 country offices worldwide the Bizerba GmbH & co. KG put 2008 EUR 430 million in the company. Balingen is the headquarters of the company, further production sites are located in Messkirch, Bochum, Shanghai and San Louis Potosi (Mexico). Contact: Bizerba GmbH & co. KG Claudia Gross head corporate communications herbal Wilhelmstrasse 64 D-72336 Balingen phone + 49 7433 12-33 00 fax + 49 7433 12-5 33 00 email: nic.pr network integrated communication Sonja Henn Coburger str. 3, 53113 Bonn Tel.: 0228 620 44 74 fax: 0228 620 44 75 e-mail: