Vestas is closing its three primary research and development operations in the U.S. by the end of the second quarter.
The Danish company, which keeps its North American sales and service division in Portland, had previously announced the pending closure of its R&D operations in Houston and Marlborough, Mass. This week's announcement adds its research facility in Louisville, Colo., to the list.
All three offices will close within the next three to six months, resulting in a job reduction of 85 people.
The closures are part of Vestas’ effort to reduce costs by simplifying its global research and development operations.
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