CLOVERDALE -- The Banner Graphic received a report Thursday that Altra Biofuels in Cloverdale has laid off the majority of its workforce and is now closed.
According to Shay Keener, an Altra employee who was laid off, employees were informed Thursday morning that they were laid off indefinitely and the plant was closing its doors. Altra's Senior Vice President of Operations Tony Wells delivered the news to the employees.
Keener also said they were told Clovedale's sister plant in Coshocton, Ohio will be shutting down.
When contacted by the Banner Graphic about the report, Altra's Jeff Gilbert said, "There is no public comment at this time."
The Banner Graphic will update this story as information becomes available.