Stanley Black & Decker to close Tennessee plant, cut 80 jobs

07/29/2010 | Bloomberg Businessweek

Stanley Black & Decker will close its Jackson, Tenn., distribution facility by April 1, eliminating 80 jobs. Company officials cited decreased demand as the reason for the closure and said layoffs will begin in October. Stanley Black & Decker has two manufacturing plants in Jackson, and Mayor Jerry Gist says the company may consider future expansion in Jackson, according to this article, which cites The Jackson Sun.

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