GARLAND - Apex Tool Group will cut 261 jobs in Garland by the end of 2015, according to notice sent to the Texas Workforce Commission.
The layoffs will happen in waves starting in April as the company closes the facility located at 3000 Kingsley Rd., according to a Worker Adjustment and Retraining Act Notification letter.
Apex will offer severance benefits and transition programs for its employees.
The operations will be consolidated into Apex's Sumter, South Carolina facility. Apex will add 150 to 200 new jobs in Sumter by the end of 2015, according to the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce.
See the Texas Workforce Commission for more employment stats.
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