ClosetMaid lays off 50 during Grantsville, Md., plant

January 14, 2017 - storage organizer

GRANTSVILLE, Md. – ClosetMaid has laid off about a entertain of a workforce during a Garrett County production plant, a association orator pronounced Friday.

About 45 of a 175 employees during a plant, located in Northern Garrett Industrial Park, were told Thursday they were operative their final day, association orator David Baldridge said.

“This was a business preference due to a dump in patron direct for a products and is no thoughtfulness on a talents of a influenced employees, who have served a business and a association good over a years,” Baldridge pronounced in an email.

“These reductions were required to assistance ClosetMaid conduct costs, yield a best probable use to a business and sojourn rival in a severe business sourroundings for a products.”

Baldridge pronounced he didn’t predict destiny layoffs, and influenced employees are theme to remember formed on patron demand.

ClosetMaid is a writer of home storage and closet organizer systems.

Workers during a Grantsville plant, that non-stop in 2007, furnish laminate timber storage products.

Prior to Thursday, a plant operated on dual shifts. That has been reduced to one, Baldridge said.

Of those laid off, 23 reside in Garrett and Allegany counties, pronounced Garrett County’s director of mercantile development, Alex McCoy.

“Our idea is to have this intrusion make as minimal an impact on a lives of a workers confronting a layoff,” McCoy pronounced around email.

He pronounced Garrett College’s Career Technology Training Center would be means to yield training in areas identified as being in direct within a region.

“It’s never good when people remove their jobs,” McCoy said. “Garrett County is sanctified to have many good employers. Our best wish is to find area employers who need their ability sets.”

Baldridge pronounced influenced workers would accept advantages by a finish of a month and are being supposing pursuit conversing opportunities.

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