JASPER, IN – Office furniture manufacturer Kimball Office will close the Borden manufacturing plant by April and cut jobs in a consolidation with its Salem headquarters, the company told the Indiana Department of Workforce Development on Jan. 12, according to NewsandTribune.com.

Kimball expects nearly 80 workers, out of close to 250 in Borden, to lose their jobs in the transition, which began in September, the company said.

About 75 positions lost will be hourly; four salaried positions will be trimmed at the two plants; and two or three salaried Borden employees will be offered different hourly positions in Salem, according to the letter from Todd Garrison, of Kimball’s human resources department.

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