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Cooper Bussman plans Tualatin layoffs

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Thursday, June 07, 2012

Cooper Bussman Transportation plans to lay off 74 workers from its Tualatin plant.

The news arrives three weeks after its Ireland-based parent company Cooper Industries PLC was acquired by Eaton Corp. in an $11.46 billion deal. The two will combine to form a new company, with plans to incorporate in Ireland.

It becomes the second employer there in just more than a month to announce dozens of layoffs. Lumber Products Inc. said in May that it would cut 65 workers as it attempts to shore up its business operations.

Read more at OregonLive.com.

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