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Old 10-19-2012, 03:31 PM   #1
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Reese may close Goshen plant, move to Brazil
By Greg Gerber @ 2:41 PM :: :: 1 Comments ::
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GOSHEN, Ind. -- Reese Products may close a plant in Goshen and transfer production of its hitch products to Brazil, RV Daily Report has learned.

A representative from the company said today that the plant closing "has not been confirmed" because negotiations are underway with the union representing affected employees.

One source indicated that employees were notified yesterday of the pending move and that several staffers will be offered the opportunity to move to Brazil, an idea that is not too popular an option, RV Daily Report learned.

When asked about the employee announcement, the representative told RV Daily Report that all the information they have been given is that the move has not been confirmed.
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While it sux, I'd move to Brazil if paid..
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This is one of those question that reminds me of the husband responds to question from his wife jokes and the punch line is either "that's when the fight started" or the "doctors says I'll walk again, but with a limp". Don't like the above and it's ramifications to the employees that will loose, but with the economy the way it is and has been for quite a while, I'm really surprised that there hasn't been move moves to "Made in Whatever". Should they decide to move, I'll search else were for the next hitch, even if I have to go fab shop custom.
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Should they decide to move, I'll search else were for the next hitch, even if I have to go fab shop custom.
I know a nice shop in Pender, NE.
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I was working on a project in Brazil, and there import/export taxes, fees or what ever they choose to call them are horrible. They try to shuffle as much supply as possible within the country and then the supplier jack the prices like mad. Ultimately, the project was shelved for now.

So I hope Reese has some smart business men and they look at shipping the goods out of the country as well....They do not leave fro free.

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