Reports That Plants Are Running
Viracon in Owatonna, Minn., has issued a statement regarding an
article that appeared on a January 8 KEYC News report (CLICK
HERE for original story):
Viracon communicated to employees the week of January 5th a reduction
of approximately 250 positions at the Owatonna facility, 15 percent
of the Owatonna workforce. The announcement came after Viracon
informed employees at meetings in December that workforce adjustments
would be necessary in responses to the changing economic environment.
Every effort was made to avoid a workforce reduction, including
idling the three production facilities for brief periods of time.
Contrary to the video coverage by KEYC Fox 12, all three Viracon
plants are currently running full-time production, Monday through
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