Monday, May 07, 2007

Another industrial city on the brink....

First the steel industry, clothing manufacturers, now the automotive.
Did I miss any?

Ford to Close Cleveland-Area Plant
By TOM KRISHER, AP Auto Writer

Monday, May 7, 2007
(05-07) 08:37 PDT DETROIT (AP) --

Ford Motor Co. said Monday it will close its casting plant in Brook Park, Ohio, near Cleveland in 2009. The plant employs 1,218 hourly and salaried workers.

The company also will shutter Cleveland Engine Plant 1 in Brook Park for at least a year starting in two weeks. It employs 577 workers. A second engine plant at the complex just west of Cleveland will remain open.

1795 jobs lost.


At 6:28 PM, Blogger Paddy said...

Cleveland is pretty cool, but this sucks.

At 8:32 PM, Anonymous Eli said...

Say what you will about the Bushies, but they sure are thorough.

At 8:55 PM, Blogger Hill said...

By the time Dubya leaves his appointment, this country will be unrecognizable. Damn near there right now.

At 9:04 PM, Blogger GottaLaff said...

But our economy is humming! The Dow is up! Unemployment is at 4.5%!

And at least 3 million jobs have been McDonald's.

::heavy sigh::


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