BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (WOOD) - A 128-year-old Battle Creek plant is expected to begin closing at the end of the year, laying off more than 100 people.
During the course of 14 days starting on Dec. 27, the ClydeUnion Pumps factory at 4600 W. Dickman Road will permanently terminate 163 positions.
The layoffs were disclosed in an Oct. 29 WARN letter to the State. Companies are required by law to inform the State of mass layoffs under the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act.
The 190,000-square foot factory manufactures pumps and pump parts, and provides service. It opened in 1885, according to its website.
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