TITLE

Georgia blues

AUTHOR(S)
Linsalata, Vera
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Rubber & Plastics News;1/12/2009, Vol. 38 Issue 12, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. is planning to close its Albany, Georgia plant and shift production to three other U.S. sites and possibly one in Mexico. The decision affects 1,400 workers in Albany, and some salaried employees may be transferred to other locales. Cheap imports and the downturn in domestic demand has brought intense pressure on Cooper, as well as other domestic tire makers, the company said.
ACCESSION #
36244431

 

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