GAINESVILLE, Tex. --A Gainesville manufacturer says 900 jobs at their plant are safe. Officials with Weber Aircraft say they may open a plant in Mexico, but plan to keep their Gainesville employees. The information comes after rumors of layoffs at the commercial aircraft seating company.
In a statement to KXII, their officials say:
"The 900 jobs are not moving to Mexico. We are committed to continuing providing excellent jobs in our community. The company is exploring a possible plant in Mexico. But, the company is committed to keep all current employees here fully utilized."
Weber Aircraft is based in Gainesville and also operates a service center in Atlanta.