New England gun manufacturer Adam’s Inc. is laying off more than 80 workers, the company announced Tuesday.
The layoffs include the president and chief operating officer, sales managers, engineers and sales engineers, according to the company’s news release.
Adam’s CEO, Adam J. Zuckerman, says the company is eliminating about 800 positions across its manufacturing, logistics, and sales organizations and reducing the number of people working in its Boston-based office.
The company will offer more support for the workforce as it reopens in 2019, Zuckermans statement said.
Adam Zuckman, CEO of Adam’s Industries Inc., speaks during a news conference in Boston, Mass., Monday, May 18, 2019.
Adam’s, the maker of Adam Adam’s and Adam Adam products, announced it will lay off approximately 800 people across its two manufacturing, logistical and sales groups and reduce the number the number working in the company as it relocates to New York, said Adam J Zuckeman, CEO.
(AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)New England gun maker Adam’s has been struggling for years to find qualified workers.
Last year, it laid off 2,000 workers in the United States.
Zuckerman of the Adam’s company says the layoffs are part of a plan to create more employment for New Englanders.
The company says that the laid-off employees will be eligible for job fairs and training programs and will be offered opportunities for employment.