Caterpillar to Lay Off 125 Indiana Workers

August 7, 2013

Caterpillar is expected to lay off 125 workers at its Large Engine Center in Lafayette, Ind., according to the Journal & Courier.

“Compared to last year, we have witnessed weaker demand for products built at our Lafayette facility,” said Caterpillar spokesman Jim Dugan. “We know this is difficult for our employees and their families, and the company will do what it can to ensure impacted employees have outplacement support during this time.”

The layoffs are effective Aug. 26, 2013.

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