UPDATE: Adidas closing Cedar Rapids facility

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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- A spokesperson for Adidas say about 120 employees will be impacted by the closure.

She added they are looking at closing the facility, which has been in Cedar Rapids since 2004, by the end of the year.
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A spokesperson for Adidas confirms the company will close their Sports Licensed Division office in Cedar Rapids.

In a statement the company says, "Over the past few years, we have made strategic business decisions to divest in Mitchell & Ness and the NBA licensed business to better align with our company’s vision. As we continue to grow our business in America, we have made the decision to integrate our licensed business into our wider organization. This means we have to make strategic changes in our operations. Decisions that impact our people’s lives are never easy and we’re working to make sure our people are supported during this transition."

The facility is located at 951 32nd Avenue SW in Cedar Rapids.

KCRG-TV9 has not received answers to additional questions sent to the spokesperson.