Workers laid off at Paragould manufacturing facility

Workers laid off at Paragould manufacturing facility

PARAGOULD, AR (KAIT) - Nidec Motor Corporation laid off 40 people at it's Paragould manufacturing facility.

That workforce reduction was announced on Jan. 13 and the changes became effective Jan. 30.

“These changes are based on the impact the current economy has on demand for our products and our ongoing review of operations to keep our company competitive,” said Nidec Spokesperson Mary Sawyer.

She said the layoffs are no reflection on the 40 employees and said they served the company well.

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