BAYPORT, MN — Andersen Corp., a manufacturer of windows and doors, on Jan. 23 announced temporary layoffs for an additional 160 production employees in Bayport, MN, according to Triangle Business Journal.

“The exact duration of the layoff will be based on market conditions and order volume,” said spokeswoman Maureen McDonough. “This decision is the result of a rapidly deteriorating housing market, which is becoming even weaker than most economists were forecasting,”

The announcement came about two weeks after Andersen said it was permanently laying off 50 office and management workers and temporarily laying off 400 production workers. A week ago, it said it was cutting profit-sharing checks for its workers.

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