Batesville Plant to Close

BATESVILLE, AR - A Batesville plant announced to employees this morning that it will close next month.

Officials in Batesville confirmed for Region 8 News that GDX Automotive will cease operations around the end of November.  Around 400 people are employed by the plant, which manufactuers rubber sealing strips for Ford and G.M. products.

The plant reportedly began laying off workers a few weeks ago.