Antenna manufacturer lays off 17 in Bridgton

Posted April 16, 2009, at 9:21 p.m.

BRIDGTON, Maine — A company that manufactures television antennas and cable equipment is laying off employees in Maine because of the economic downturn.

SPX Dielectric said poor market conditions have resulted in 17 layoffs at its plant in Bridgton.

The layoffs include shipping, assembly and machinist positions.