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About 200 employees jobs will be cut when a battery assembly plant in Middletown closes later this year.  

The company, Clarios, which purchased the former Johnson Controls Battery Group Inc., located on 16 acres of land at 700 N. Broad Street, is the world leader in supplying lead-acid automotive batteries. It also owns a distribution center in Middletown, which it will keep open.

Clarios will stop producing batteries at the plant in November of this year. The move was made to modernize U.S. operations and streamline manufacturing, the company said.

Clarios signs have gone up at Johnson Controls International plc in

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