MONTREAL-Gildan announces plans to close its facility in Hildebran, North Carolina. According to local news outlet The News Herald, the company notified employees on July 10.
The newspaper says the company also issued a WARN (Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification) Act Notice to local county officials. The notice states that the closing and subsequent layoffs include all 100 employees at the Hildebran facility. The report says the closing is effective as of Sept. 13. The company tells the news outlet it is exploring relocation possibilities for employees to other North Carolina locations. Gildan also operates yarn manufacturing facilities in the cities of Mocksville and Salisbury.
The news comes as the latest in a series of ongoing consolidations at Gildan. In early 2018, the company closed a distribution center in Anaheim, California and a dyeing facility in Massachusetts.
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