Several Gardner Denver Workers Lose Their Jobs

Employees are still reactitng to the news of several layoffs Monday at Gardner Denver in Blair County. The company eliminated dozens of jobs as they make changes that will affect locations across the country, according Steve McKnight with the Altoona Blair County Development Corporation. McKnight says 45 employees will be laid off at the company’s Tipton location, and it will continue to operate with a workforce of 15 to 20 people. Gardner Denver is a global manufacturer of compressors, pumps, blowers and other solutions for industrial applications.