New round of layoffs at the Siemens part of Siemens Gamesa

In the third round of layoffs in just one month, around half the workers at a US nacelle factory are being laid off, bringing the number of layoffs up to 1,000. The latest redundancies are attributed to tough times in the US.

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The Siemens part of the newly merged wind turbine manufacturer Siemens Gamesa continues to drag down the business.

Just a few days after the company announced the layoffs of 600 employees at a blade factory in Denmark – only one month after 340 people at a blade factory in Canada were given pink slips – the manufacturer is now firing 140 workers at its nacelle factory in Hutchinson, Kansas, according to the local newspaper The Hutchinson News.

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