Siemens Gamesa closes two factories

After months of disturbances and a month facing labor strikes, the OEM pulls the plug on two further facilities as a part of its onshore wind segment overhaul that's also led to a factory closure in India.

Protests in the months leading up to the present closure announcement for the blade factory have been extensive and have witnessed , for instance, blockaded roads and burning car tires. | Photo: CCOO Industria

The idea that it's best to quickly rip off a bandage doesn't enjoy unconditional support at Siemens Gamesa.

When Andreas Nauen in his new role of group chief executive in August launched the wind turbine manufacturer's emergency recovery plan for the floundering onshore wind segment, the decision to close the blade factory in Aoiz, Spain, had only just been taken.

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