CommScope to close Sidney facility, eliminate 140 jobs

City, state making plan to assist displaced employees

 

Courtney Fletcher

CommScope announced it will be closing its Sidney operations and eliminating 140 jobs in the coming months. CommScope recently acquired TE Connectivity's Broadband Network Solutions business.

CommScope has announced it will close its Sidney facility and eliminate 140 jobs.

Employees will be laid off from the company in phases through mid-2016, when all operations are slated to be discontinued at the facility located along Greenwood Road in Sidney.

The company was formerly known as TE Connectivity. CommScope acquired the location in a deal that closed in August, according to Kris Kozamchak, CommScope director of corporate communications.

The Sidney facility manufactures copper cable and offers customer support, she said.

"Production of some products will be relocated to an existi...



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Reader Comments
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Blondie writes:

TE(ADC) supported this community with the Night of Hope Walk(employees held fundraisers), donated to the pond project, etc.

Blindsided writes:

Seriously, Truck stops - Restaurants nor Motel employment can not even come close in comparison to wages OR THE QUALITY of benefits these employees have dedicated years, (decades for some) to achieve. However, acceptance is the answer to not be miserable over a situation we have absolutely no control over. It is what it is, so...just keep it real. It is a surprising blow, but majority of us are bonded like family with great work ethics. Together...one way or another we will get thru this!

blondie writes:

Love's Truck Stop,Applebee's and the hotels under construction will not replace the wages and benefits that these families lost. More people will be exiting Sidney and selling their houses.

 
 
 

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