Louisiana Pacific Corp. on Friday announced the number of jobs that will be cut at its siding plant in the Roaring River community in late March as a result of a shift in production.

Breeanna Straessle, LP senior manager, corporate communications, said shutting down one of two presses at the plant used to manufacture SmartSide fiber-based siding will result in nearly 40 jobs being eliminated in late March. Straessle said this announcement could be made now because meetings with employees had been completed.

“No decisions have been made regarding the number of impacted employees following the shuttering of the second line later this year,” said Straessle.

In late November, LP first announced its plans

Read More At Article Source | Article Attribution