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Raymond Antenna Manufacturer Closing
04/19/2013 04:01 PM ET  

North Carolina-based company SPX has announced that it's closing Dielectric Communications, located in Raymond, Maine, at the end of June.

Raymond Town Manager Don Willard calls this very bad news for the town of Raymond and the Sebago Lake region.

"My primary concern today is the number of employees that live in the town of Raymond and in the neighboring communities that will be losing their jobs," Willard says.

Willard says Dielectric is one of the two largest employers in the area. He says it's not going to be easy to find an employer of that magnitude to replace Dielectric.

Dialectric makes antennae and signal transmission equipment equipment for television and radio broadcasters.

This story was reported and written by Ed Morin.



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