Controversy continues to surround the layoffs occurring at Leroy Somer. After several calls and questions were received by The Lexington Progress, an inquiry was directed to the public information and communications office of Nidec, which acquired Leroy Somer, Lexington, last year. Teresa D. Webster, Vice President, Human Resources for Leroy Somer Americas, Kato Engineering, Inc., had this response:
“There is no closing date scheduled, or immediate plan(s), to close the facility in Lexington, Tennessee. We have begun the process of developing contingency plans in case the business does not turn around quickly. Closing the facility is…
For the complete story, see the April 5th edition of The Lexington Progress.