Danbury manufacturer cuts 135 jobs

April 15, 2019

FuelCell Energy laid off 135 employees on Friday, with the company stating it will save $11.5 million annually as a result of the job cuts.

Under CEO Chip Bottone, FuelCell has its headquarters in Danbury and its main factory in Torrington where it produces fuel cells that generate electricity through a chemical process. The company entered the year with a workforce numbering 415 people.

FuelCell also announced the retirement of Anthony Rauseo as chief operating officer.

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