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      DeWitt company lays off 69 workers

      A DeWitt company that makes electric motors is laying off 69 workers.

      Advanced Motors and Drives, founded in 1989, is located at 6268 East Molloy Road.

      The company filed a notice with the Department of Labor, detailing the plant layoff. It cited "economic" reasons for the layoffs. The layoffs will take place from June 2 through September 22.

      The company has not responded to CNYCentral's request for comment.