Wayzata-based Nortech Systems Inc. said today it will close its plant in Garner, Iowa, and lay off 57 employees. Nortech makes electronics equipment for aerospace and defense, medical and industrial markets.
According to the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, Nortech plans to move some of the work from the Garner plant to its plant in Merrifield, Minn. Nortech also has plants in Baxter, Bemidji, Blue Earth and Fairmont, Minn.; Augusta, Wis.; and Monterrey, Mexico.
For more information, see these Web sites.
- Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal: Nortech to close plant in Garner, Iowa
- Forbes.com:Nortech Systems to shutter Garner, Iowa plant
- RTTNews: Nortech Systems to close electronics manufacturing services facility in Garner, Iowa, by early August 2009