The government is in contact "
with several companies likely to create employment
" in the basin of Decazeville after the liquidation of the automobile subcontractor SAM, affirmed Wednesday the Minister of Industry Agnès Pannier-Runacher, taken to task by several senators.
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We are supporting installation projects, which I hope could reach Decazeville and help turn the tide and create jobs on this industrial site, but I am not making any promises for the moment
" declared the minister, pressed for questions by senators of all stripes on the future of the Aveyronnaise de Métallurgie Company (SAM), which manufactured casings, that is to say the metal casings of car engines. Before the Senate, during the questioning session to the government, the minister stressed that Renault, the only SAM customer who refused to support a plan to take over the company, had undertaken on Tuesday to provide "
support individual to each employee, including financial
”.She also recalled that the State had mobilized "
the retraining fund for foundry sector employees
", with" in
particular 15,000 euros in funding that can be activated for training, and 5,000 euros to facilitate professional mobility
"The shock is terrible"
Senator Alain Marc (Aveyron, the Independents) was moved by a probable relocation of activity "
" allowed by Renault.
If we want to reindustrialize France, we really have to save SAM,
" said Senator Jean-Claude Anglars (Aveyron, the Republicans), while Senator Angèle Préville (Socialist-Ecologist and Republicans, Lot) said qualified as "
" the closing of the SAM, "
the very example of deindustrialisation organized by a French automobile group with the complicity of the government, main shareholder
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Speaking directly to the employees concerned, Agnès Pannier-Runacher, who spends a lot of time extolling the reindustrialisation of the country allowed by the recovery plan, agreed that "
the shock is terrible
You feel like the world is falling apart, you are not responsible for the situation.
It is neither the quality of your work nor your commitment that is in question and you will find us, you will find me, always by your side
”she told them.