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Florida concrete producer announces potential layoff

Posted By Equipment World Staff On March 16, 2010 @ 1:08 pm In Industry Briefs | No Comments

Jacksonville-based Gate Concrete Products Co., a producer of prestressed concrete products for use in bridges and building structures, today announced a potential layoff of between 20-115 workers in May, according to an Aggregate Research (ARI) report [1].

Gate Construction Materials Group President and COO Dean Gwin said employees have been notified of the potential layoff and its range. A state Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Web site reported a potential layoff of 115 from May 15-29, according to the ARI report.

“Due to the declining commercial construction market, Gate may be forced to reduce its work force,” Gwin said in a statement, according to the report. “Gate continues to actively market and bid projects and expects to avoid drastic work force reductions.”

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[1] Aggregate Research (ARI) report: http://www.aggregateresearch.com/article.aspx?id=18638

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