A manufacturing company with operations in two local communities announced Thursday it will close its doors, leaving more people without jobs.
WSBT learned nearly 200 people will lose their jobs over the next two months. Employees of Medtec Ambulance Corporation were told Thursday the company's facilities in Goshen and White Pigeon will close by March.
Operations are being consolidated with a sister company, Pierce, in Florida. The phase-out is expected to be completed by the end of March.
Waiter Kyle Stutzman makes a living from the lunch and dinner crowd working at Peterson's Steak and Seafood House. A lot his business comes from the company right next door: Medtec.
"At least once or twice a week there are many groups that come here, many regulars that we know," Stutzman said. “…It is going to be really hard on our business too. We will definitely see an effect from that as well."