Dryden manufacturer relocating to Florida, 185 jobs lost

BY BRIAN CRANDALL

The Ithaca Voice

DRYDEN – A local manufacturing firm will be closing its Dryden facility and moving to Florida as it consolidates operations in the Sunshine State.

Mettler Toledo Hi-Speed Inc will be relocating to a new factory in Pasco County, Florida, which comprises the northern suburbs of Tampa Bay. According to a report filed this week in the Tampa Bay Times, the new plant will employ over 500 people, but it comes at a major cost — the Dryden plant will be closing, taking 185 jobs with it.

Read more at the Ithaca Voice here http://ithacavoice.com/2016/08/dryden-manufacturer-relocating-to-florida-185-jobs-lost/