The restructuring, and scaling down process at Karbochem has been finalised.
After weeks of negotiation, Karbochem and its employees have come to a mutual agreement, with the staff at both Sasolburg and Newcastle rubber manufacturing plants being affected.
On May 3, a retrenchment agreement was signed between Karbochem and all involved parties.
As a result, the number of jobs at Karbochem has decreased by around 250. Fortunately, Karbochem was able to retain about 50 of the 180 employees, at the Newcastle plant alone.
Read the full article in this week’s edition of the Newcastle Advertiser.