Lufkin Industries lays off 47

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - Lufkin Industries laid off 47 workers from its oilfield division on Tuesday, according to a company spokesman.

Vice President Paul Perez said all the employees were full-time, some hourly and some salary.

Tonight at 6, KTRE News 9 will have an interview with Perez and more on this story.