W R Case lays off workers

WR Case Lays Off 31 Factory Workers

As reported on wbrrfm.com– W.R. Case & Sons Cutlery Co. has laid off 31 employees, all factory associates. Case communications manager Fred Feightner says because of the economy, they have had to adjust their business plan. He says the biggest problem is attitude – people and dealers are afraid to spend money right now. Feightner says the company doesn’t foresee any more layoffs, but it all depends on the economy.

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  1. Just want to let case know that I’m pulling for them.

  2. Me too, Frank. I got sick to my stomach when I ran across this news report. I hated posting it, which is why you don’t see any elaboration or additional comments from me about it.

    But you know they have survived many market downturns over the 107 years they’ve made knives and while this one is a whopper, hopefully the steps that have taken will get them through it.

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