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Auto Supplier To Bring Up To 76 Jobs To Traverse City

June 12, 2019

Global automotive supplier Lear Corporation, based in Southfield, will close a plant in Taylor and move as many as 76 jobs to Traverse City, reports say.

Lear, which produces automotive seating, will close an injection molding plant in Taylor by October, Crains Detroit Business first reported. Layoffs will start Aug. 12. The affected employees include operators and quality technicians. Those affected will be offered positions at the Traverse City location.

"We have transferred this work to our Traverse City facility, creating a North American Center of Excellence for Terminals and Connectors. All employees have been offered employment in the newly expanded Traverse City facility and we are pleased to keep the jobs in Michigan,” a Lear spokesperson told Crain's

The Lear web site currently shows eight open positions at its Traverse City location.

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