Motorola Solutions, Inc.

Motorola Mobility plans October closing, 198 jobs to be cut

Motorla Mobility, which creates mobile communication devices, has announced plans to shutter its operations in Plantation. The Motorola facility, considered a landmark by many longtime locals, will continue to house Motorola Solutions, a separate company that provides public-safety solutions to government and commercial entities, according to Chantal Montsion, the North America public relations manager for Motorola Solutions.  With layoffs underway at Motorola Mobility facilities from Chicago to Plantation, the company's California-based spokesman said that transition is part of Motorola Mobility's DNA. "[Motorola] Mobility is only part of what...