Toho Tenax America Inc. recently laid off 47 employees.
According to information the company provided the state, the layoffs begin on Sept. 15 and ended on Sept. 23.
The Roane Alliance reports that Toho is one of the county’s largest employers.
Toho’s human resources department directed us to a company official in New York for comment about the layoffs. Phone calls were not returned.
Toho is in the Roane County Industrial Park at 121 Cardiff Valley Road, Rockwood.