Associated Press Published

Specials Metals in Huntington Laying Off Workers


The parent company of the Special Metals alloy plant in Huntington is laying off about 100 workers.

Portland, Oregon-based Precision Castparts Corp. didn’t specify in a statement whether the layoffs would be temporary or permanent.

The company says it will evaluate its staffing in the future as business conditions warrant.

The 130-acre plant manufactures high-performance nickel alloys for the aerospace, gas well and other industries and employs more than 500 hourly workers.