Losing Jobs in Rolla

1 decade 1 year 5 months ago Thursday, April 19 2007 Apr 19, 2007 Thursday, April 19, 2007 2:12:18 PM CDT April 19, 2007 in News
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The company said Thursday it will send the production to China and its other Missouri plant in Poplar Bluff. Wisconsin based Briggs and Stratton said it's also looking at closing other facilities that make lawn and garden equipment and a decision could be made in the next few months. The announcement came as the company announced its third quarter earnings that showed net income was down sharply from the same period last year. The 480 employees at the Rolla plant will be affected by the closure, which should take place by the end of the year.

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