Ameriqual lays off 49 employees due to sequestration - Tri-State News, Weather & Sports

Ameriqual lays off 49 employees due to sequestration

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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