Electrolux downsized staff by 55 percent in runup to closing announcement

By , Daily Memphian Updated: February 08, 2019 6:34 PM CT | Published: February 08, 2019 6:30 PM CT
<strong>Electrolux workers man an assembly line at the&nbsp;company's Memphis manufacturing facility on Jan. 9, 2014. The Swedish appliance maker shed 55 percent of its workforce in 2018 and announced last week it would shutter the plant.</strong> (Daily Memphian file)

Electrolux workers man an assembly line at the company's Memphis manufacturing facility on Jan. 9, 2014. The Swedish appliance maker shed 55 percent of its workforce in 2018 and announced last week it would shutter the plant. (Daily Memphian file)

Electrolux trimmed its Memphis factory's workforce by more than half during 2018, during the runup to a surprising Jan. 31 announcement it would shut down in Memphis in two years.

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Wayne Risher

Wayne Risher

Business news reporter, 43-year veteran of print journalism, 35-year resident of Memphis, University of Georgia alumnus and proud father and spouse of University of Memphis graduates.


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