Battery maker could lay off 1,000 in KCK and Salina

A Georgia-based automotive and industrial battery manufacturer could resort to mass layoffs at its facilities in Kansas City, Kan., and Salina if it fails to find a buyer.

Exide Technologies, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection May 19, said it could be forced to close the two plants if it’s unable to close a sale. The move would result in laying off nearly 1,000 employees, which would affect 223 employees in KCK and 765 in Salina, KCUR reports.

In 2017, Exide Technologies announced…

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