Dow Corning to cut 250 jobs

From Rubber & Plastics News
MIDLAND, Mich. (April 5)–Dow Corning Corp. plans to cut 250 jobs, mostly in the U.S., as it continues to lower its operating costs.

The cutbacks equal about 3 percent of the firm’s 8,200-person worldwide work force. Employee notifications about the layoffs began April 5, according to a company spokeswoman. She could not give a breakdown on what positions will be eliminated, but said most are white-collar jobs and none involve unionized workers.

A combination last year of some of the…

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