BREAKING NEWS: KMCO announces layoffs following April fire
A little more than six weeks following a major fire at the KMCO plant in Crosby, Texas, the company has announced 35 layoffs in a restructuring of the company.
“After completing a careful and in-depth evaluation, the company made the difficult decision this week to restructure our workforce to better align with our ongoing business and future growth opportunities,” a press release read.
The employees were informed today of the workforce reduction and the company has pledged to provide all affected employees with professional outplacement support.
“This decision was painful but necessary to achieve our long-term strategic goals. The company is grateful for the contributions made by each of the affected employees and we wish them the best in their future endeavors,” the company said.
The layoffs reduce the workforce to pre-April numbers of 198.
The company whas said they would not provide any additional information since personnel matters were involved.
In the April fire, one worker was killed and two others were injured.