British Mayr-Melnhof Factory Occupied

IndustrialsIndustrial Goods ♦ Published: April 2, 2012; 19:30 ♦ (Vindobona)

The Liverpool-based site of the Austrian packaging company Mayr-Melnhof will be closed. Workers occupy the factory in order to prevent the shutdown.

British Mayr-Melnhof Factory Occupied / Picture: ©

Last Thursday, the Austrian packaging manufacturer announced to close its site in Liverpool. Mayr-Melnhof justified this step with “the business situation, the recent market development and changes in the customer structure”.

As a result, at Mayr-Melnhof´s factory in Liverpool, workers demonstrate against the shutdown. The factory is being occupied, the workforce aims to…