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Burton to close Vermont plant Snowboard manufacturing shifts to Austria

Times Argus - 1:16 pm Thu Apr 1st, 2010

MONTPELIER Burton Snowboards, the snowboard innovator whose name has been synonymous with Vermont since the dawn of the sport, is ending its manufacturing operations in the state, moving 43 jobs to Austria, the company announced Tuesday.

Burton Manufacturing Center, in South Burlington, which manufactured a portion of the company's high-end boards that sell for $700 to $1,500 retail, will close in June. The work will move to a facility in Uttendorf, Austria, run by Keil that has been producing the high-end boards for 25 years.

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