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Evart glass plant expected to close by end of first quarter

Post Time:Jan 09,2009Classify:Industry NewsView:180

The struggling auto industry brought down yet another victim Thursday as the [Pittsburgh Glass] Works 23 plant in Evart [Mich.]discussed closure Thursday, according to a Jan. 9 cadillacnews.com report.

Corporate officials visited the plant to begin negotiations with union officials, according to Plant Manager Mike Soderberg, who declined further comment on the company’s status.

Mike Ryan, who has worked at the glass plant since it opened 17 years ago, said workers at the plant had an idea the plant might close but were hopeful it wouldn’t.

"They would give us a glimmer of hope [that] another plant might shut down," Ryan said. "But they just came in today and said we’re done. They want to be done by the end of the first quarter."

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