Milwaukee's Harley-Davidson has decided to close one of its major operational plants after a fourth quarter where its earnings fell.
In a news release, Harley-Davidson said it will be consolidating its motorcycle assembly plant operations in Kansas City into its plant in York, Pennsylvania. The company says it will save about $70 million per year after consolidation ends.
The Milwaukee Business Journal says that more than 600 workers in its Kansas City plant before cutting jobs mid-year in 2017.
The company also says it will start production of an electric motorcycle within 18 months.