This excerpt taken from the XIDE 10-K filed Jun 29, 2005.
As of March 31, 2005, the Company employed approximately 1,373 salaried employees and approximately 3,969 hourly employees in North America, primarily in the United States. Approximately 46% of such salaried employees are engaged in sales, service, marketing and administration and approximately 54% in manufacturing and engineering. Approximately 32% of the Companys North American hourly employees are represented by unions. Relations with the unions are generally good. Contracts covering approximately 475 of the Companys domestic employees expire in fiscal 2006, and the remainder thereafter.