Gamesa closing US blade plant

Gamesa is closing its blade plant in Ebensburg in the US state of Pennsylvania.

The Spain-based wind group confirmed it will shut the facility at the end of March with the loss of 62 jobs.

Gamesa said the move was prompted by a shift in demand for its turbines to the US southwest and a subsequent need for a supply-chain rethink.

The Ebensburg plant employed about 250 people at its peak, but has been the subject of several rounds of layoffs in the stop-start US wind market since it opened in 2006.

No other Gamesa plants are said to be affected.

A statement from Gamesa's headquarters in Log in to read complete article.

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