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Pewaukee company cutting jobs; moving work to Mexico

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PEWAUKEE (WKOW) -- A Waukesha County company is making deep cuts in its workforce and moving production to Mexico.

Cooper Power Systems, in Pewaukee, is eliminating 166 jobs and sending the work to Queretaro, Mexico beginning next year.

The cuts affect mainly production workers, but include more than 30 salaried positions.  Once the cuts take affect, the company will have fewer than 100 employees.

Cooper Power Systems makes electrical equipment.

 

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