260 jobs have been cut as the content provider plans to shut down its Lehigh County site

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Ingram content group It has plans to lay off 260 workers as it moves its operations from Upper Macungie to Chambersburg, Franklin County, according to Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry.

260 The reductions are expected to take effect Nine separate roundsrunning from April 14 to December 29, in the warehouse at 860 Nestle Way in the Breinigsville section of the borough.

The confirmed number of employees was announced this week at the Labor Department in a Workers Amendment and Retraining Act notice. U.S. labor law requires this notice and requires companies with 100 or more employees to provide 60 days advance notice of factory closings and mass layoffs.

Company representatives said in a statement that the layoffs are part of an expansion of its Chambersburg distribution center. The project involves transforming the Franklin County site into a state-of-the-art printing and distribution center. The company said this means its print-on-demand facility in Upper Macongie will close by November 1.

Company representatives said the last day of employment for all workers at the Upper Macungie facility is planned for December 31. Company representatives said all current employees have been notified of the pending closure with an opportunity for resettlement and/or termination and outside placement assistance.

“Ingram is grateful for the contribution and dedication of all of our Allentown Associates, many of whom have chosen to move to the Chambersburg facility,” the statement added.

Ingram content group It is said to have started in 1996 As an attempt to start an online book selling platform that can be used by independent bookstores. The goal was for Ingram to benefit by processing shipping for customers directly from its warehouses, he said Various reports published.

Ingram Content Group is part of Ingram Industries Inc. Which also includes at least seven other companies.

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Pamela Sroka Holtzmann can be reached at [email protected].