More than 400 Kentucky Jobs at Risk
OWENTON, Ky. (WTVQ)-More than 400 Kentucky jobs are likely about to disappear. Itron, inc. has announced it plans to close its Owenton plant in the next two years, meaning more than 400 employees will lose their jobs.
Owen county leaders say they were surprised by the decision. Itron’s owenton plant makes natural gas meters, regulators, and fittings.
The company is the country’s largest private employer.