JACKSONVILLE (KYTX) - Managers at EZO Copper Production, LLC confirm the company will officially be closed by Thanksgiving. About 85 total employees are losing their jobs. About 15 have already been let go.
Jacksonville currently has more than 60 manufacturing companies, and Prcin is hoping to recruit even more.
He says EZO's closing won't make a huge economic impact to the city or county, but hopes those 85 employees will be able to find work.
For more information about EZO, head to the company's web site: http://www.ezocopperproducts.com/about.htm
To learn more about the U.S. Department of Labor program being offered to the company's laid off employees, click here: http://workforcesecurity.doleta.gov/unemploy/tra.asp