PITTSBURGH McConway & Torley LLC is closing the doors on its Kutztown, Pa., steel foundry, which has been in operation for 144 years.
The subsidiary of Dallas-based Trinity Industries Inc. will close the plant May 5, according to a Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act notice filed with the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry. The closure will affect about 130 workers.
No reason was cited for the closure, and a Trinity representative couldnt be reached for comment.
McConway bought and modernized the Kutztown foundry in 1980. The facility dates back to 1869.
McConways Pittsburgh facility, which makes coupling devices and steel ingots for large equipment manufacturers, wont be affected.