The village of Houthalen-Helchteren –

in the Sandvik Machining Solutions business, which is part of the Sandvik Group, which is a tool for the mining and construction sector, manufacturing, it wants to have distribution in Houthalen close. The board of management on Wednesday announced at a special works council. On-site work, with 93 people, whose job is under threat.

The goal, according to the board, is to increase the sales in Europe are to be consolidated and to continue to fly. The two existing distribution centres in Belgium Houthalen, and the Netherlands (Schiedam), is to be closed and replaced with a new one, in combination and in highly automated distribution center in the area of Schiedam, the netherlands.

finally, The board notes that the proposed closure, possibly by the end of 2021, it can lead to the collective resignation of all 93 employees working at the location of the village of Houthalen. It was the trade unions to information and consultation within the framework of the law, the Renault started.