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Plant Closings

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  • Big Plans for Former Parchment Paper Plant

    PARCHMENT - In 2002, the Crown Vintage Paper Plant shutdown along the Kalamazoo River in Parchment. When it closed, city leaders were hoping a push to make the property a golf course community would go through, but the plans never materialized. The...
  • GM Could Announce Production Cuts Soon

    Detroit - AP A person with knowledge of General Motors Corp.'s plans says the company is likely to announce more production cuts and possible plant closures as early as next week.       The person did not want to be identified because plans are not...
  • Nicholas Plastics Closing, Workers Cut

    ALLENDALE TOWNSHIP - Nicholas Plastics LLC says it's closing it's Allendale facility because of unforeseen economic conditions, namely the extraordinary decrease in demand for cars and trucks. The company says financial commitments from General Motors...
  • Ripple Effects of Toyota NUMMI Plant Closure Reach Far

    Ripple Effects of Toyota NUMMI Plant Closure Reach Far
    At 60-years-old, Richard Galvan of Modesto is not ready to retire. But he will be out of work when Toyota's NUMMI plant in Fremont closes at the end of this month. Richard has worked as a team leader in the factory's body shop since 1985. "My goal is...
  • Once again, young guns shatter hope

    SOMETIMES, SOME days, you wish you could just reach right in and rewire the brains of fools - like the fat one who apparently drove up to Randallstown High School Friday afternoon and decided to open fire on a crowd of kids after a charity basketball...
  • A factory that shaped their lives in Dundalk

    Longpoint Road is a quiet street of bungalows, some with carports, on a peninsula that reaches to Dundalk's Bear Creek. It's a place where families have for years gathered for cookouts, where John Eltringham would lend his electric cement mixer to a...
  • GM plant a sign of decline

    When the line stops at General Motors' Baltimore van assembly plant Friday, some 1,100 factory workers will face new questions about their futures that go well beyond the loss of their high-paying jobs. Those who don't retire have the security of knowing...
  • Plant makes its final run

    Workers at General Motors' Baltimore plant finished making the last van on the 70-year-old assembly line yesterday, joining another piece of the city's blue-collar past and taking their spot in the financially troubled carmaker's history. The last van...
  • 'An Inconvenient Truth'

    'An Inconvenient Truth'
    Critics have labeled Al Gore and his decades-long crusade to curb global warming as "alarmist." But if you've been warning people that the sky is falling for more than 20 years and it really is falling (or at least heating up), don't you have an...