For 40 years, the battery-producing plant has been in operation in Lancaster. It was acquired last year by Berkshire Hathaway for an estimated $3 billion.
Duracell powers down in Lancaster

Duracell will start phasing down operations at its Lancaster location next March to consolidate production of AA and AAA line of batteries at a single plant in LaGrange, Ga.
Company officials told The Lancaster News of its future plans early Wednesday afternoon.
The S.C. 9 Bypass West plant, which manufactures AA alkaline batteries, has about 430 employees and is the county’s seventh largest employer.