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Ameriqual lays off 49 employees due to sequestration

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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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