Fortis Plastics LLC to close Wilmington facility, 119 jobs lost

Fortis Plastics LLC will shutter a Wilmington facility and layoff 119 workers.

The company said the closing will occur by the second week of April, according to a filing with with state of Ohio.

The plant is located at 185 Park Drive.

The news comes on the heels of a tough economic period for Wilmington, situated just 35 miles southeast of Dayton. The city lost about 8,000 jobs after shipping giant DHL in 2008 decided to close its freight hub at the Wilmington Air Park.

Source: WDTN