Dothan to lose 250 jobs as PEMCO announces closure - WSFA.com Montgomery Alabama news.

250 jobs cut in Dothan PEMCO closure

DOTHAN, AL (WSFA) -

A plant that employees more than 250 people in the Dothan area will began laying off all those people over the next several weeks.

Pemco World Air Services said in a statement Monday that it is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

Pemco, based out of Tampa, Florida, cited a slowdown in the number of airplane conversions, the overall economy and other factors as reasons for the filing. It expects to emerge from bankruptcy within 90 days.

The Dothan facility will close by May.

Additional details are limited at this time. WSFA 12 News will share more information as it becomes available.

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