Layoffs At Deutsch Industrial

Deutsch Industrial, a manufacturing facility on Airport Road in Tullahoma has announced 33 layoffs as a result of being bought out by a larger company earlier this year. The company provides plastic injection molding and assembly for electronic connectors. Officials at Deutsch could not be reached for comment, but a spokesman for TE Connectivity in Pennsylvania said his company purchased Deutsch in April and that 33 people have been affected out of a total 228, leaving 195 still employed locally. According to company officials the 33 employees were notified on the 27th, and all of them will receive severance benefits, healthcare continuation and outplacement support services.