Former GE Oil & Gas plant will lay off 183

Published on May 24, 2023 at 3:42 pm

Baker Hughes Co. is closing its Westside Jacksonville plant next year, putting 183 people out of work at a facility originally opened by GE Oil & Gas in 2015.

Baker Hughes sent a notice May 18 to state officials under the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act saying it will lay off the workers beginning in January and continuing through the end of 2024.

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The plant makes industrial valves, pumps and gear valves, Baker Hughes said in the WARN notice.

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