October 8, 2009

Dell to close N.C. plant, lay off 905 employees

Almost four years to the day after Dell opened its highly touted desktop computer production plant in Winston-Salem, N.C., the company said Wednesday it will close the factory and lay off its 905 workers. In doing so, the computer maker is forgoing most of the nearly $280 million in state and local incentives that were offered to lure the project to the Tar Heel state.

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