March 03, 2015 - 4:27 PM
KAMLOOPS – After operating in Kamloops since the 1960s, Arclin Canada Limited is set to close its local plant, laying off seven employees by early summer.
The closure was brought on by a decline in housing development in Canada and the United States. Resin manufactured by the plant was used in wood productions and construction industries.
Director of Manufacturing, Martin Forest, says the plant has struggled since the industry downturn began years ago