Wednesday, January 18, 2012
Aqua Glass Corp. plans to close its manufacturing plant in Klamath Falls, citing declines in new construction.
The plant, which makes bathroom and shower products, is expected to close in March or April and 51 people will lose their jobs, said Trey Senn, director of the Klamath County Economic Development Association.
Senn said the closure was disappointing but not a surprise.
Klamath County had a 12.3 percent seasonally adjusted jobless rate in November. Since at least 2005, the county rate, which peaked at 14.6 percent in early 2009, has been higher than the state rate.
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