Workers at Michelin Dundee were the last to know their jobs had been scrapped as the firm took four weeks to notify staff and held crunch talks with Scottish Government ministers.
VIDEO: We ask Michelin Dundee boss…Why is factory closing? When will job losses begin? Any hope site can be saved?
The manager of Dundee's Michelin plant has explained the firm's decision to close the city site.
Bosses at the Michelin factory told staff the plant is to close and they will lose their jobs in a 10-minute meeting on Tuesday morning.
The manager of Dundee's Michelin factory says news of its planned closure is "a huge blow to our employees and to the city of Dundee as a whole".
I have followed Michelin Dundee’s fortunes for many years.
Hundreds of jobs are under threat at Michelin's Dundee factory after a fall in global demand for premium tyres.
Work on a £125 million replacement for the Baldovie Incinerator began in Dundee on Monday.
The outgoing manager of Dundee’s Michelin tyre plant is to continue to lead the factory beyond his expected departure next month.
Dundee's Michelin Factory will get a new manager in May.
The factory manager at Michelin Dundee has said he is “extremely concerned and disappointed” by the treatment of an employee that resulted in a £30,000 award in the worker's favour.