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Hydro Aluminum to cut 140 jobs in Monett

Wednesday, August 1, 2012 ~ Updated 7:06 PM

In the biggest industrial cutback in jobs to hit Monett in a dozen years, Hydro Aluminum has announced the closing of its aluminum extrusion operation in Monett.

Employees received the news from management on Wednesday morning.

At stake is 140 jobs. Shutdown of the extrusion division will take place on or about Oct. 15. Hydro will maintain its remelt operation, which employs 60 people.

The complete story will appear in the Aug. 3 issue of The Times.


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This is not good news. Monett is heavily reliant on its industrial base. What prompted this decision?

-- Posted by bobarb01 on Thu, Aug 2, 2012, at 7:30 AM


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