Layoffs Planned At Macedonia's Graco Plant

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MACEDONIA, OH (WOIO) - Over a hundred people will be handed walking papers from a Macedonia plant late this summer.

135 people will be laid off from the Graco Plant starting in August and ending in December. Currently, 310 people work at the Summit County plant.

Graco has another facility in Mogadore - workers make the plastic parts for the car seats at that plant. No lay-offs are planned there at this time.

A company spokesperson says neither plant has been operating at full capacity for awhile, which made the lay-offs in Macedonia necessary.

Graco made the decision to focus the plastic molding operations in Mogadore while keeping the assembly of car seats in Macedonia.  The company also plans to consolidate outside storage space back into Macedonia for product distribution.

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