After planes, will trains soon be manufactured in Albert, in the Somme? “It would bring in employment, at the moment there is still a lot of unemployment”, Estimates a resident. Two Alstom buyers were spotting in an SME in the city, Thursday March 11. This factory manufactures structural parts for all types of aircraft, which interests the railway giant. For the boss, Luc Bétrancourt, this visit is a seduction operation, and a source of hope, while the aeronautics sector is almost at a standstill.
Its turnover fell by 30% and the company had to part with ten employees. “For us, the objective is to maintain employment, although we unfortunately had to proceed with redundancies, but it is above all to be able to rehire behind very quickly and forget the tragedy that may have happened in recent years. years”, Explains the director. Alstom buyers met a total of ten Picardy industrialists, as many professionals who are counting on diversification to relaunch themselves in the coming months.
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