McKenzie, TN – A hundred and eighty-eight employees will lose their jobs with the closure of a McKenzie, TN company. New Generations Furniture Company announced to workers Friday that the plant would officially close that day. The McKenzie Banner reports layoffs began two weeks ago, but some employees will remain at the job until work is depleted next week. The furniture company began operations in the town 12 years ago. At its peak, the manufacturer provided nearly 400 jobs to area workers.