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Rockwell Automation to close Illinois facility, move jobs to Indiana
May 12

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CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) _ More than 200 employees in central Illinois may lose their jobs after a manufacturing company announced it is opening a new distribution center in Indianapolis.

The News-Gazette reports Rockwell Automation, which makes automated manufacturing products, will be closing two locations in Champaign in about a year.

Rockwell Automation Spokesman Bruce Quinn says employees will have the opportunity to apply for similar jobs at the Indianapolis plant.

Quinn said the change is ``part of optimizing what we do and how we do it.''


Information from: The News-Gazette, http://www.news-gazette.com

By The Associated Press, Copyright 2019