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Glass firm lays off 60 staff to cope with delays

Post Time:Feb 13,2009Classify:Industry NewsView:198

Specialist glass manufacturer Romag has temporarily laid off 60 workers at its County Durham plant, as the company tries to cope with delays to several of its contracts.

Romag, based in Leadgate near Consett [U.K.], yesterday said it expected to see an increase in first half profits, but admitted it had been necessary to send a quarter of its 240-strong workforce home for a period with customers putting off schemes for various reasons.

Chief executive Lyn Miles said she was hoping to have the 60 employees back on board shortly, after sending them home for a month initially, but admitted the company was finding it difficult to forecast how trade would be for the rest of 2009, according to a Feb. 13 report on The Journal.

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