For Immediate Release
March 19, 2014
CONCORD - In response to today’s announcement by OSRAM SYLVANIA that the manufacturing company intends to close its Manchester facility as of September 2014, Governor Maggie Hassan issued the following statement:
“I have directed state officials to prepare to provide all possible assistance to workers affected by the pending closure of Osram Sylvania’s Manchester facility. Our Rapid Response Team, with representatives from across state government, will coordinate directly with the company to help connect workers to new employment opportunities and to ensure that they and their families have access to the resources and assistance they need.
“My thoughts are with all of the workers and families impacted by this difficult news, and I will work to ensure that they have the State of New Hampshire’s full support.”