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Spireon cuts Platteville workforce
Session for laid-off workers Thursday morning
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The Southwest Wisconsin Workforce Development Board will hold a Rapid Response session for laid-off workers from Spireon at the Southwest Wisconsin Technical College location in Platteville (the former O.E. Gray School), 110 W. Adams St., Thursday, Oct. 10 at 10 a.m.

Information will be available relating to Unemployment Insurance and other benefits, programs, and retraining options. Representatives from Job Service, Workforce Investment Act, and Southwest Tech will be available to answer questions.

Spireon eliminated 11 of its Platteville positions Thursday, leaving about 10 in the facility at 500 E. Business 151, according to published reports.

The company sells Mobile Resource Management services for companies with vehicle fleets.

The Platteville facility is one of six Spireon sales, service and support locations. The closest is in Dyersville, Iowa, with others in Knoxville, Tenn.; Layton, Utah; Woodstock, Ga.; and Scottsdale, Ariz. Spireon’s corporate headquarters and distribution center are in Irvine, Calif. The company has more than 400 employees nationwide.