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Flex-N-Gate subsidiary lays off 300 in Fountain County

COVINGTON, Ind. (Inside INdiana Business) — Another subsidiary of Illinois-based Flex-N-Gate Corp. is detailing a reduction in workforce due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In a notice to the state, Flex-N-Gate Covington and Flex-N-Gate Logistics LLC says it has temporarily laid off 300 employees at its Covington facility.

Flex-N-Gate did not provide an estimated timeline for resuming production. However, the company says it is allowing affected employees to use up to one week of vacation time and medical and dental premiums will be waived through April 30.

The layoffs come just over a week after another Flex-N-Gate Corp. subsidiary, Master Guard, announced a temporary layoff of 680 employees from its facility in the Fountain County town of Veedersburg.