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Plant Closures / Layoffs

Pickens County Job Losses and Plant Closures

City  Year  Company  Layoff / Closure  Proposed Date of
Layoff / Closure 
Jobs Lost 
Liberty 2011 Liberty Denim Closure 12/16/2012 185
Liberty  2011  Richmond Gear  Layoff  1/29/2012  53 
Central 2009 Fibertech Layoff 12/4/2009 9
Easley  2009 Easley Custom Plastics Layoff  4/30/2009  40 
Easley 2008 Materials Management Layoff 8/21/2008 8
Easley 2008 Alice Manufacturing Closure 3/14/2008 265
Easley  2008  Saco Lowell Parts  Closure  1/1/2008 
Pickens  2007  Quality Foods  Closure  3/24/2007  20 
Pickens  2006  Alice Manufacturing - Elljean  Closure  6/23/2006  260 

Source:  Rapid Response Report, SC Department of Employment and Workforce
Compiled by InfoMentum - A Decision Support System for Upstate South Carolina

 

 

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