Walkerton manufacturing company announces layoffs

Published: Sep. 30, 2022 at 4:22 PM EDT
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WALKERTON, Ind. (WNDU) - A planned layoff will idle a third of the workforce at a plant in Walkerton.

Masonite International, a door manufacturing company, currently has 220 employees at its Walkerton plant. The company says it will eliminate 74 to 84 jobs due to changing business needs in the community.

The reduction in force will take place in a 30-day period that started on Thursday, Sept. 29.

The layoffs are expected to be permanent.