Auburn job cuts

AUBURN, AL. (WSFA)-- Today Pace Industries in Auburn announced it will be closing.

The dye casting plant in Auburn's technology park north will be shutting down July 20th.  The plant manager says that poor economic conditions forced them to close three of its 14 plants nationwide.

The Auburn plant employs more than 150 workers.  Some of those workers may possibly transfer to another company plant.

"For the company, Pace is really super committed to workforce development and people," says Michael Bakaric, vice president of manufacturing. "For us as a family, this has been a really tough decision."