Kansas City Microchip Auto Shutdown Persists

The U.S. no longer dominates the global supply chain and here's an ongoing consequences of scarcity after COVID . . .

Regarding the Claycomo auto plant . . .

Won’t reopen until at least June 14th, and it would operate on a reduced schedule.

The extended closure affects nearly all of the 7,100 hourly employees who build both the transit van and the F-150.

More than a half-dozen other Ford plants across the country are experiencing the same setback.

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Ford's Claycomo plant will be shuttered longer; closure stretches into June

by: Heidi Schmidt Posted: / Updated: CLAYCOMO, Mo. - Ford said the shortage of semiconductors will force it to close manufacturing plants even longer. That includes the company's Claycomo location near Kansas City. The company said earlier this month that Kansas City's production line would reopen following the Memorial Day holiday.