Ford Claycomo Stays Losing Amid Chip Crisis Cont'd

Supply chain issues persist and now the prospect of real life American scarcity is becoming a more likely scenario.

Here's the latest note from the local automaker . . .

In a letter posted by United Auto Workers Local 249, the union representing workers at the plant, the system shutdown will cause temporary layoffs for certain employees.

Truck system production and support employees will not report to work until Monday, March 7, unless otherwise notified.

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Chip shortage shuts down Ford's F-150 line at Claycomo

CLAYCOMO, Mo. - Ford is shutting down it's F-150 truck line at Claycomo next week, meaning temporary layoffs, according to the union. Ford said it has to shut down the line because of the global semiconductor chip shortage, but the rest of the Claycomo plant will remain open and operating.