Dematic Corp Announces Possible Layoffs In Grand Rapids, Michigan

Dematic is a supplier of integrated automated supply chain technology and services. In 2016, the company had a growth rate of 25% and was listed as the world’s 3rd largest materials handling systems supplier. It was estimated that Dematic had more than 6,000 employees in the United States, Mexico, Germany, Italy, Australia, and China. The Michigan Workforce Development Agency recently receives a WARN notification from Dematic Corp.

The notification followed up with the company’s previous WARN notice, which was sent on November 16, 2017. The company anticipates that it will lay off 0 to 20 employees in January of 2018. The impacted employees are situated at the company’s Grand Rapids, Michigan facility. The facility is found at 507 Plymouth Avenue NE. Impacted employees will be laid off in accordance with the company’s Labor Contract and Shutdown Agreement with the Union.

Many of the potentially impacted employees are currently represented by the United Automobile, Aerospace & Agricultural Implement Works of America Union. Additional details can be found here.