Excel Industries to announce layoffs in Hesston
HESSTON, Kan. (KWCH) Rumors were confirmed Wednesday afternoon at Excel Industries.
“Basically, they like lied to us, telling us everything was good, and then this all of a sudden came,” said employee Ashley Mosqueda.
Wednesday afternoon the company announced it was restructuring on June 22 and the workforce at its Hesston manufacturing facility would be reduced.
The news came as a shock for many employees who say they knew something was wrong but didn’t know what.
“We were kind of expecting that but to hear it from management is a dead blow. No we weren’t expecting that,” said employee Bill Bilson.
Employees tell Eyewitness News the cuts will affect hundreds of workers.