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Quad Graphics will Close in June

HAZLE TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU-TV) Some tough news for the local economy.
A company with facilities on three continents is closing it's  Luzerne County operations in the Humbolt Industrial Park
  Quad Graphics near Hazleton will shut down in June
  Lead I-Team Investigator Andy Mehalshick

This story is unfolding. even as we speak. I’m at outside Quad Graphics in the Humboldt Industrial Park. 165 people work here. Employees told Eyewitness News they were called to a meeting at 7 o’clock this morning and told by corporate officials that the plant will close on June First.
 All of the employees will lose their jobs. 
Quad Graphics manufactures telephone books at this plant and ships them all around the United States.

 Employees say  that Company officials said the demand for phone books has dropped dramatically in recent years. 

 The plant was closed Friday and employees were told to go home and tell their families.
 It will reopen on Monday. 
A company spokesperson at their corporate headquarters in Wisconsin confirmed that this plant will close due in large part to declining demand for telephone books
 


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