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Shipping, warehouse facility to close

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Ricoh Logistics Corporation is permanently shutting down a Georgia shipping facility and warehouse, affecting 50 workers.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports any of those functions that will remain in the state will be handled by Ricoh Electronics, Inc. Both companies are under the umbrella of Ricoh Company, a Japanese electronics company

A Ricoh Logistics spokeswoman says about 90 percent of the Lawrenceville facility's full-time workforce will be rehired by Ricoh Electronics, Inc.

Information from: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, http://www.ajc.com

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