1940: Elmira May Get Typewriter Work

Buffalo, N. Y., May 29.–(UP)–Remington-Rand, Inc., announced today that the working force in its Middletown, Conn., plant will be reduced at once, and it was reported reliably that the plant operations would be transferred to other plants at Elmira and Illion, N. Y.

Some of the approximately 1,000 Middletown employees will be transferred to the Elmira and Illion plants, it was said. Additional local employment may result at those two cities, a spokesman said.

The Middletown plant has been production center for noiseless typewriters.

From The Evening Times (Sayre, Pennsylvania), Wednesday, May 29, 1940.

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