Sapa is starting a consultation process with competent employee representatives.

The restructuring proposal intends to ensure the long term competitiveness of Sapa Profiles, with a strategic focus on high value products for its customers.

Tim Stubbs, President and CEO of Sapa Group, said: “Although we are convinced that these measures are necessary in order to ensure the successful future of our company, we are also aware of the impact that these announcements will have on our employees.

“We are fully committed to continue to engage constructively with employees and their representatives regarding these proposals.”