Wednesday, October 09, 2019

Blue Springs Stays Losing Jobs To Mexico

Global economy reality check as American auto trouble chases away this international company from a local enclave the desperately needs the work . . . Checkit:

Blue Springs brake plant to close, move to Mexico

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Haldex, a Swedish brake and suspension manufacturer for heavy vehicles, announced Tuesday that it would close its production facility in Blue Springs and lay off 154 workers. Plant operations will shift to Mexico, saving Haldex around $25 million Swedish kronor - or approximately $2.5 million U.S.


Anonymous said...

First casualties of assessments in the commercial sector now appearing.

Anonymous said...

Well the employees can move into affordable tents in the urban core.

Anonymous said...

Will the laid off employees be offered positions at the plant in Mexico?

Thomas Best said...

One can only conclude the folks get what they deserved. Red state - stupid senators. These people voted for fools who are taking away their healthcare. Now they can keep their friends from Carrier who were laid off company.
Mexico did not pay for the wall
Secret plan for winning the war in Afghanistan - give up
Give up in Iraq
Give up in Syria
Get ass kicked by Turkey
Really get put down by China
Collect Nobel Prize for being a dumbass

Retro ROCKER said...

The illegals are on there way to take American jobs. The cheap labor is on the way.And the Robots are hear. They don't take a break don't ask for a raise. Or take a vacation. These people have Car loans Mortgage, Credit card debt. Home improvement loans. And now there job's are going to Mexico.

Anonymous said...

The company is saving about $8.00 per hour on each of the 154 staff members. That's equal to the 2.5 million bucks in savings. I wont be buying their brakes.

Byron Funkhouser said...

"Illegals" do not take American jobs.

But, hey, "America First" is a catchy slogan; the Swedes probably just felt disrespected.

Anonymous said...

Trump said this would not happen anymore. Period.

Yet another broken promise and failure. They keep piling up.

Anonymous said...

That's what you stupid white folks get for getting conned by trump and the republican party. Live with it.

Anonymous said...

Maybe they could get a job at the GM plant. Oh yeah, they are on strike. Dumbasses.