Empire Aero eliminating 35 positions

ROME, N.Y. (WKTV) - Roughly 35 positions will be eliminated at Empire Aero Center in Rome, according to a press release from the company.

The reduction affects employees who are not A&P certified aircraft technicians and is intended to improve efficiency and utilization of the current workforce.

"Although we regret any job losses impacting our valued employees at Empire and our community, we believe it is a necessary step towards improving our ability to grow the business while meeting the challenges faces by our industry to produce a high quality product at the most competitive cost."

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