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Athenex to lay off 123 WNY employees, close both Buffalo-area plants by mid-August

The company subsequently transferred the lease of its Dunkirk manufacturing facility to a California company.

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Just days after filing for bankruptcy, Athenex Inc. has filed a WARN notice with the state Department of Labor for its 123 Western New York employees.

Athenex (Nasdaq: ATNX) will close both its locations — in the Conventus Building on Main Street in Buffalo and at 11342 Main St. facility in Clarence — by Aug. 10.

According to the notice, the Buffalo location had 79 employees and the Clarence site 44. The Clarence location laid off 92 employees in December. The notice states the separations began May 12 and will continue June 29 and Aug. 11. The employees were not represented by a union.  You can read the full story on Buffalo Business First's website

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