Mapleton Foundry http://peoriapublicradio.org en Cat to layoff 60 employees http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/cat-layoff-60-employees <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Caterpillar is laying off 60 employees at the Mapleton Foundry. The company says the indefinite layoffs are necessary to align manpower with production. It comes after Cat announced a 45-percent drop in earnings and a 17-percent decrease in sales and revenues. A statement from the company says the layoffs will be effective in early May.&nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 26 Apr 2013 16:47:33 +0000 Denise Molina 4636 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Cat to layoff 60 employees