Posted: Wednesday, December 5th 2012 at 8:25am
Lockheed Martin moves 560 Ga. jobs to Texas
By The Associated Press
ATLANTA (AP) -- Officials at Lockheed Martin have announced the company is moving 560 Marietta-based manufacturing jobs to Texas.
The employees who worked on F-22 Raptor stealth fighter jets will be relocated to Fort Worth next year. About 600 Lockheed employees work on F-22 jets in Marietta.
The newspaper reports the move will save the company about $50 million annually, and the company has cut about 26,000 jobs over the past three years.
The company's Marietta-based workforce has decreased by about 1,000 in 2012.
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