Fiberglass plant to close in Charlotte region, cutting 145 jobs

Fiberglass plant to close in Charlotte region, cutting 145 jobs
(Charlotte Business Journal)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A fiberglass plant in Chester County is slated to close in the coming months and will eliminate 145 jobs, according to a Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification filed in South Carolina.

Electric Glass Fiber America, a subsidiary of Japan-based Nippon Electric Glass, will shutter the plant located to the east of Chester. The plant has been open for 23 years.

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The company will begin laying off employees on Feb. 14, writes Brian McIlwain, director of human resources for Electric Glass Fiber, in the WARN letter.

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