Ariens Power Equipment, which makes zero turn mowers like the Ariens IKON X is shutting down its Aubrun, MI manufacturing facility. This will result in 193 jobs being lost. This is all scheduled to happen by October 15th, 2018. Ariens is planning to consolidate manufacturing operations in their main plant in Brillion, Wisconsin.

Apparently the Auburn plant was making parts that the Wisconsin plant didn’t have the ability to make, but that has changed rendering the Auburn plant redundant.

Hat tip: JournalStar


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