Pewaukee company cuts jobs, moves work to Mexico

166 jobs eliminated

Published On: Apr 22 2013 01:31:39 PM CDT   Updated On: Apr 22 2013 01:31:46 PM CDT
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PEWAUKEE, Wis. -

A Pewaukee company is making deep cuts in its workforce and moving production to Mexico.

Cooper Power System is eliminating 166 jobs and sending the work to Queretaro, Mexico beginning next year. The cuts affect mainly production workers, but include more than 30 salaried positions. The Journal Sentinel reported that after the job losses the company which makes electrical equipment will have fewer than 100 employees.