KINGSPORT — AGC Flat Glass began laying off employees at its Blue Ridge Plant in Kingsport this week, and more pink slips will be handed out next week.
In November, the company announced plans to shut down one of two production lines at its Kingsport operation in the first quarter of next year. As many as 100 employees who work with the line were expected to be impacted.
On Thursday, company spokesman Chris Correnti said AGC decided to accelerate those plans because of lack of demand in the marketplace.
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