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Bristol Metals lays off 37 workers

Staff Report • Apr 10, 2009 at 12:00 AM

According to the Bristol Herald Courier Bristol Metals has confirmed that it laid off 37 workers at its Weaver Pike facility this week.

A company spokesman on Wednesday declined to provide details about the layoffs, confirming only that some had occurred. But in a one-paragraph statement issued Thursday afternoon, the company released the number of layoffs and the reasons for them.

“Due to the general economy, we had to adjust our work force for the demand of our product,” company President Mike Boling said in the written statement.

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