A Harley-Davidson supplier in Kansas City has notified the state of plans to eliminate 207 jobs in August, citing the motorcycle company’s planned closure of a plant in the area.
The company, Michigan-based syncreon, handles sub-assembly and related work for the Harley-Davidson assembly plant in Kansas City. In January, Harley-Davidson announced plans to close that factory, eliminating some 800 jobs.
When the Harley-Davidson plant closes next year, the work done there will be moved to a factory in York, Pennsylvania.
The layoffs at syncreon include 179 operators, 27 forklift operators and one truck driver.
Read more: Kansas City Star