St. John, Heilman, Rossey and Others Released from PGW
Pittsburgh Glass Works has undergone another round of layoffs. At press time, official numbers of how many were let go had not been released, but among those let go were the following:
Most of the layoffs are effective tomorrow, April 1.
"Due to the prolonged and continuing slump in the automotive industry, PGW is taking steps to restructure its overhead to be more aligned with expected business levels," Heilman told glassBYTEs.com/AGRR magazine.
Though others likely were let go from the company's distribution arm, according to a source familiar with the company who declined to be named, glassBYTEs.com was unable to confirm further names at press time.
At press time, neither chief executive officer Jim Wiggins nor chief operating officer Joseph Stas were available for comment.
The company previously had laid off 150 employees throughout the company
in December 2008. (CLICK
HERE for related story.) At that time, it also announced it would
close its fabrication plant in Oshawa, Ontario, in the first quarter of
2009, and its satellite assembly plants in Newark, Del., and Cambridge,
Ontario, later in 2009. In January, the company announced it would be
closing its manufacturing facility in Evart, Mich.
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