"900 jobs safe," says Gainesville employer

By: KXII Staff Email
By: KXII Staff Email

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.

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