Prime Tanning Files For Bankruptcy 

A major employer in the town of Hartland is filing for bankruptcy.According to Paul Larochelle, the president of Prime Tanning, only a handful of people will lose their jobs.Larochelle says they gave employees the news around one this afternoon.He says the bankruptcy should be finalized within the next couple of days.Larochelle says the tannery has no plans for reducing its output. In fact, he tells TV5 news they’re looking to increase production.He also says the bankruptcy will have no affect on employee benefits.Prime tanning employs 178 people.