Skip to comments.In brief: TriMas Indiana work to shift to Mexico (450 US jobs lost)
Posted on 11/23/2012 4:26:14 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. Manufacturer TriMas Corp. plans to shut its Goshen, Ind., plant and lay off all 450 workers there.
The company said production at the Cequent Performance Product plant, which makes hitches, weight-distribution systems, fifth wheels and other items, will shift to its plant in Reynosa, Mexico.
TriMas will also close a warehouse in Huntington, Ind., the company said. The moves will occur throughout 2013.
The Bloomfield Hills, Mich.-based company has about 4,500 employees...
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Why hire Mexicans with a good work ethic here when you can hire them there for cheaper?
Added. Kicks my count over 96,000.
Breaks my heart. Goshen (and surrounding Elkhart County) is a really good place. Obama is really destroying our wonderful country.
Obimbo made great promises to the Dims of Elkhart/Goshen of new industry and electric cars prior to the 2008 election and successfully bought the citizen’s votes. He ignored them in 2012 and after the electic car related plant in Wakarusa closed after a year or two, he lost their votes.
And is there an underlying role of Obamalackofcare now guaranteed to happen
Obama is making a mess of the economy and forcing manufacturers and large scale employers to flee. However, let’s not forget the help that he was handed by one Bill Clinton. NAFTA started the avalanche, Obama lit the explosives.
You keeping count? You got a simple text file with that info?
Excel Spreadsheet. I’ve published it here the past two Tuesday evenings.
Is it in another posting?
Suggestions, tips, and corrections greatly appreciated.
Very sad news from another Elkhart resident. Espcially since the company just finished posting record third quarter net sales. I hate the fact that cheap labor is outside of the borders, and companies see this as a viable option, but that is life. But union workers buy these foreign made products along with the rest of the population. I think it would have happened no matter who was president, unfortunately.
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