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Roughly 100 employees at Starkville’s Kirby Building Systems will be put out of work, reports the Starkville Daily News.

Posted: Jan. 10, 2018 4:30 PM
Updated: Jan. 10, 2018 4:30 PM

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) – Roughly 100 employees at Starkville’s Kirby Building Systems will be put out of work.

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This is due to the shifting of production operations, the Starkville Daily News reports.

The newspaper reports the parent company of Kirby Building Systems, Nucor Corp., will be transferring all production from the Starkville plant to its Kirby facility in Portland, Tennessee.

A Nucor spokesperson tells the Starkville Daily News it will be working with the affected employees who want to remain with Nucor find employment opportunities within the company. 

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