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French conglomerate Legrand is closing its Shakopee facility and moving the jobs to Ohio and Indiana.

The company will lay off the 70 workers in Shakopee, it said in a filing with the state of Minnesota.

The company's facilities in Ohio and Indiana are "fully integrated manufacturing facilities ... and better serve our customer base," said Carly Sommers, spokeswoman for Legrand North America.

Legrand's Eden Prairie operation, which is the global headquarters for its audio-visual business and has more than 200 employees, will remain open, Sommers said.

Shakopee employees learned of the permanent shuttering at an April 5 meeting, according to the state filing. Layoffs are set to start in September, and the assembly and distribution center will close by the end of the year.

Legrand acquired Eden Prairie-based Milestone AV Technologies for $1.2 billion in 2017. At the time of the deal, Legrand said Milestone had a 2016 revenue of $464 million and employed about 1,000 workers.

Legrand specializes in electrical and digital infrastructure for buildings. It has nearly 38,000 employees across the globe while Legrand AV has more than 6,000 U.S.-based workers.

"Displaced employees will be provided with severance packages based on years of service, and resources will be provided for outplacement," Sommers said.