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March 27, 2009

Plantronics to close plant, cut 670 jobs

Plantronics Inc. plans to cut about 670 positions and close its manufacturing plant in Suzhou, China to improve profitability of its Bluetooth headset product line, the company said Thursday.

Santa Cruz[,Calif.]-based Plantronics (NYSE: PLT) said it will outsource production of Bluetooth headsets to an existing supplier in China, where most of the job cuts will take place.

Source:Silicon Valley / San Jose Business Journal

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