Textile Plant Layoffs 

True Textiles has been hit with more layoffs in recent days.Employment at the three plants in Guilford and Newport has reportedly dropped over the past several months from about 650 to between 450 and 500.90 workers were laid off in January, and operating hours were subsequently reduced from three shifts to two to help put production in balance with sales.True Textile, whose three plants were formerly known as Interfacefabric inc. and Guilford of Maine respectively, says it has no plans to close the Maine operations.