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Published September 26, 2012, 02:16 PM

LM Wind Power Cutting Around 345 Jobs in Grand Forks

LM Wind Power, one of Grand Forks’ largest manufacturers, announced Tuesday that it would lay off more than 300 employees, including 200 full-time production workers, 15 administrative workers and approximately 130 temporary workers and contractors.

By: Herald Staff Reports, Grand Forks Herald

LM Wind Power, one of Grand Forks’ largest manufacturers, announced Tuesday that it would lay off more than 300 employees, including 200 full-time production workers, 15 administrative workers and approximately 130 temporary workers and contractors.

The company’s announcement cited declining demand and uncertainty over whether Congress would renew the Production Tax Credit, a key wind power subsidy set to expire at the end of the year.

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