Easley plant to close, leaving 97 without jobs

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EASLEY, SC (WSPA) – 97 people will be out of work after a factory in Easley closes in early next year.

Kongsberg Automotive (KA) says the plant is the fourth since the company announced that it would close six plants as part of a restructuring program in November 2016.

According to KA, the production and equipment will be moved to a new facility in Mexico.

The plant in Easley manufactures and supplies products for the company’s Fluid Transfer Systems business which makes hose and tube assemblies for commercial and industrial vehicles.

Read the full news release from KA.