Demopolis plant closing

A big blow to the economy in West Alabama.  More than 350 people working at the New Era Cap Corporation in Demopolis will lose their jobs.

The company which makes major league baseball caps, will close at the end of the year.  The news comes as New Era announces it will make it's New York plant it's sole U.S. production facility.

The company will also close its Jackson and Mobile operations.

Congressman Artur Davis says the news is another sign the recession isn't over in Alabama.