Another crucial step to save Valdunes. On Monday, the Commercial Court of Lille decided to place the very last French manufacturer of wheels, axles and axles for trains in receivership. This, a little less than six months after the decision of its owner, the Chinese MA Steel ($ 14 billion in turnover, 40,000 employees) to sell its activity based in Hauts-de-France, ten years after taking control.
The receivership (RJ) allows the business to continue, with Valdunes cash ensuring its operation until the end of March 2024. This is thanks to orders placed in advance by RATP, SNCF and Alstom. The court will appoint a receiver and open a call for tenders, in order to select the one that "is the most credible in terms of investments, revival of activity and preservation of jobs", says Roland Lescure, Minister Delegate for Industry in charge of the file...
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