Singapore-based Flextronics Americas, AKA “Flex,” an outsourced electronic job shop specializing in providing design, engineering, manufacturing, servicing, and logistics services to a variety of contracted clients in various industries, announced that it would be laying off at least 300 workers at its Louisville, Kentucky facility in a planned phase-out of its electronics repair and refurbishment operations.
Some operations will be moved to another Flextronics facility in Memphis, Tennessee.
Flextronics also planned to lay off 138 employees in its Morrisville, North Carolina facilities. Flextronics is continually restructuring to meet contractual business demands. Flex spokesperson Paul Brunato said , “the decision to discontinue our operations in Louisville was not taken lightly, and was made after careful review.”