Tell City Plant to be Shuttered

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(Image of filtration system courtesy of Parker-Hannifin.) (Image of filtration system courtesy of Parker-Hannifin.)
TELL CITY -

Ohio-based Parker Hannifin Corp. says it will close its Tell City operation by the end of September. In a notice to the state, the component manufacturer says 78 employees will be affected and the layoffs are expected to begin November 10.

The affected positions include operators, maintenance and shipping/receiving. The Perry County facility is part of the process filtration division. Earlier this year, Parker-Hannifin completed the acquisition of Illinois-based CLARCOR Inc., a filtration manufacturer.

The company has 336 manufacturing locations spread throughout 50 countries, including more than a dozen in Indiana in communities including New Haven, Indianapolis, Syracuse, Ashley, Fort Wayne, Goodland, Albion, Goshen, Jeffersonville, Ligonier, Merrillville and Mishawaka.

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