207 layoffs planned at supplier for KC Harley-Davidson plant

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

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