WALLS. AN UPSTATE PLANT THAT EMPLOYS 150 PEOPLE – IS CLOSING. WYFF NEWS FOUR’S MIKE MCCORMICK.. WITH A PLACE.. THAT CAN HELP THOSE EMPLOYEES.. START OVER. 34:36 “due to the economic times you always have to be prepared for those things to happen to you.” ERIC STRIDIRON.. AND 100 OF HIS FORMER CO-WORKERS ARE LOOKING FOR WORK. 33:06 “I was just involved with a plant closing here in Spartanburg County.” AND IT’S NOT HIS FIRST LAY-OFF. 33:36 “those things happen nowadays.” HE’S RIGHT. ANOTHER PLANT – NOT THE ONE HE WORKED FOR – JUST ANNOUNCED THAT IT’S CLOSING, TOO. FAURECIA WILL END PRODUCTION AT ITS SPARTANBURG COUNTY EMISSION CONTROL TECHNOLOGIES FACILITY ON NEW CUT ROAD IN NOVEMBER. THE PLANT WILL OFFICIALLY SHUT DOWN IN DECEMBER. A SPOKESMAN SAYS THE COMPANY IS RESTRUCTURING RESOURCES. THAT’S 150 JOBS – LOST. 28:15 “we’ve seen quite a few lay offs recently, a couple of plants shutting down.” KENNETH MOON IS WITH SC WORKS UPSTATE. 32:04 “mostly around here, the employers are starting to hire more. I see more and more jobs available. I see more and more people getting hired.” THE FAURECIA EMPLOYEES WHO AREN’T RELOCATED WITHIN THE COMPANY WILL LIKELY TURN TO SC WORKS UPSTATE – AT THE SPARTANBURG COMMUNITY COLLEGE DOWNTOWN CAMPUS. THAT MEANS THEY’LL BE FOLLOWING IN ERIC STRIDIRON’S FOOTSTEPS. 35:02 “they’re very helpful, friendly, and informative.” THIS IS WHERE HE’S GETTING HELP WITH RESUME BUILDING AND INTERVIEW TRAINING. 33:51 “they get you well-rounded for the process, basically.” AND IT’S ALL FREE. MIKE MCCORMICK, WYFF NEWS FOUR, SPARTANBURG. THE FAURECIA FOUR-SEE-UH PLANT IN FOUNTAIN INN WILL REMAIN OPEN.