Lexmark to close plant – 700 jobs to go


24 January 2006 – Rosyth (UK): Lexmark is to close a manufacturing plant in Rosyth, Scotland, with the loss of 700 jobs.
The printer maker said it would be making more jobs cuts in the US and France.
The plant’s general manager, Alan Spiers, told BBC News Online: "We truly regret the loss of jobs in this community. While we do not have the ability to change the impact of technology or economics we nevertheless recognise the changes facing our employees and their families."