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Yanfeng lays off 27 workers at Lansing facility

BY MiBiz Staff Tuesday, March 07, 2017 01:54pm

LANSING — Yanfeng US Automotive Interiors Systems II LLC plans to lay off 27 employees from its manufacturing facility located at 7009 W. Mount Hope Highway in Lansing.

The layoffs come as the manufacturer of interior automotive components transferred an unmanned customer’s business to other manufacturing facilities, according to a state Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act filing.

A spokesperson for Yanfeng did not return a request for comment on which customer’s business was transferred to other locations.

Yanfeng will begin the layoffs after May 5, and will continue them through May 15. The affected positions include five salary employees and 22 hourly workers, according to the WARN notice.

The United Automobile Workers Local 652 represents the hourly workers.

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