Stillwater Plant Lays Off Workers

Thursday, April 9th 2009, 11:23 am
By: News On 6

STILLWATER, OK -- More workers are being laid off at Stillwater's Mercury MerCruiser facility.

Company officials say 135 workers were laid off this week.

Spokesperson for Mercury Mercruiser Steve Fleming cites the economy.

In December, Mercruiser laid off 70 people.

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With this round of layoffs, the Stillwater plant now employs around 400 workers.

Mercruiser makes boat motors.