Latest Plant Closings News

New owner to close Vandalia plastic pre-forms plant
The former Encon/Eco-Groupe facility on Stop Eight Road will be closed by its new owner by year’s end, the company said Thursday. Now owned by Amcor, the producer of PET (PolyEthylene Terephthalate) preforms for bottle makers in Vandalia will be closed …
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GM Averts Having To Close Its Factories
General Motors has cut a deal with Clark-Cutler-McDermott, a long-time and now bankrupt auto parts supplier, that will allow the automaker to avoid closing its North American assembly plants. Under the agreement, which was reached Wednesday afternoon in U …
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Colstrip plants 1, 2 will close by 2022 under settlement of clea – | Helena, Montana
The plant owners – wholesale power marketer Talen Energy and five electric utilities in the Northwest — and the two environmental groups that sued the owners in 2013 announced the settlement Tuesday afternoon. Under the settlement, which still must be …
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Production threatened at GM plants
General Motors Co. claims a contract dispute and bankruptcy filing by a vital parts supplier could force the automaker to close all of its assembly plants in North America, causing millions of dollars in losses per day, The Detroit News reports.
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