Waynesburg plant employing 80 closing in mid-April

Waynesburg plant employing 80 closing in mid-April
A TechnipFMC remotely operated vehicle, pictured here, is deployed to provide subsea services. The international company is closing its plant in Waynesburg. Last summer it announced plans to consolidate several operations at a facility it was building in Washington County. (Pittsburgh Business Times)

WAYNESBURG, Pa. — A European company that landed state funding last summer to build a $13.3 million regional hub at Speers Industrial Park in Washington County has filed a WARN notice with the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry that says it is closing its Waynesburg facility in Greene County next month, affecting 80 workers.

TechnipFMC plc, based in London, serves the oil and gas industry around the world and has 40 facilities in the U.S. According to the WARN notice, the Waynesburg plant is to shut down as of April 14.

Technip (NYSE:FTI) did not respond to calls and email for comment. The company’s U.S. operations are based in Houston, Texas.

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