Pipestone wind turbine plant laying off up to 160
PIPESTONE, Minn. - A wind power company in southwestern Minnesota has announced it will eliminate 70 jobs this summer with another 90 layoffs possible by the end of September.
According to a letter sent to city officials, Suzlon will make the first round of layoffs at the Pipestone turbine blade plant by Aug. 2. Another 90 job losses will likely be added to that tally.
Pipestone Mayor Laurie Ness says the news is "crushing blow" to the city.
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