Ficosa Plant In Berne Closing Doors In May (VIDEO

By Emma Koch

March 12, 2013 Updated Mar 12, 2013 at 5:49 PM EDT

BERNE, Ind. (www.nbc33.com) -- The Indiana Department of Workforce Development issued a WARN notice that Ficosa North America Corporation will be terminating operations in Berne.

137 employees will be displaced in the shut down of the facility scheduled for the end of May. Ficosa is attempting to sell the facility and if sale is successful, some employees may be able to retain employment with the new owners. Ficosa has also told 21Alive that relocation options may be available for some employees.

The layoffs are scheduled to begin at the start of the May month.

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