On Thursday, Ameriqual announced that they are laying off 49 production employees.
The president of the Vanderburgh County plant tells 14 News the company made the cuts because of the sequestration and a reduction of troops deployed overseas.
The company is hoping it's non-military business will help boost the payroll later in the year.
Ameriqual produces military ration products.
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