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Fort Worth Affected By Bell Helicopter Layoff

Posted on January 23rd, by FrannetDFW in Blog. No Comments

Bell Helicopter Layoffs in Fort WorthIn another case of corporate layoffs, Fort Worth workers will be affected adversely by Bell Helicopter letting go of up to 115 engineers.

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Here’s the article from The Dallas Business Journal…

Bell Helicopter to lay off 115 engineers despite Q4 rise in profit

Fort Worth-based Bell Helicopter plans to lay off 115 engineers, mostly at its corporate headquarters in far east Fort Worth where it employs roughly 5,000 people, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported.

The announcement comes as Bell, a division of Textron Inc., announced that its fourth-quarter profit was up roughly $1 million from the same quarter of 2012. Revenue increased in the fourth quarter of 2013 by $226 million, when the company said it delivered 13 V-22 tilt-rotors, 6 H-1 military helicopters and 75 commercial aircraft… READ ENTIRE ARTICLE HERE

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