"DURHAM – Ideal Industries, which purchased Cree’s industrial lighting business in 2019, is closing a former Cree facility in Durham and laying off workers there. According to a layoff notice filed with the state of North Carolina, Ideal said the closure is “permanent.” A total of 44 workers will be affected. The facility at 4401 Silicon Drive in Durham will be closed as of March 26, according to the notice which was filed with the state on Tuesday. “The Company will begin closing down the facility on March 26, 2021 through the sell and completed close of the facility, and the anticipated schedule for making separations of Company employees is anticipated to occur on March 26, 2021 for most employees, and throughout 2021 for remaining employees,” the company said in the notice."
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