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February 20, 2020  

GM gets tax break in Lordstown for new plant next to factory it closed

Joint venture to work together on battery technology with a 75% tax abatement.

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January 24, 2020  

Drowning of worker who fell in vat of acid ruled accidental

Sixty-year-old fell into the vat at Techmetals Inc. in Ohio on Jan. 21.

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May 8, 2019  

GM in talks to sell shuttered factory in Lordstown, Ohio

Workhorse Group would build a commercial electric pickup truck if it buys the facility.

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March 18, 2019  

Trump calls GM’s CEO in push to reopen Ohio auto plant

Tweeted that officials should start talks with the UAW immediately so the Lordstown plant could be reopened or sold.

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March 14, 2019  

Ohio governor doesn’t think GM will revive Lordstown assembly plant

Plant built its last car a week ago, eliminating the final 1,700 positions left at the factory.

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August 8, 2017  

Tank leak oozes 300,000 tons of molten glass into Ohio plant

Firefighters worked for hours to cool the glass so it wouldn’t destroy beams and collapse the building.

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June 14, 2017  

General Motors extends summer shutdown at two US car plants

Plants in Ohio and Kansas will be closed for up to five weeks; automaker blames slumping sedan sales.

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October 11, 2016  

Chinese glassmaker unveils Ohio plant

Represents China’s largest investment in Ohio, eight largest in the US.

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February 5, 2016  

Ohio plant workers proud of their Super Bowl footballs

Factory’s 100-plus employees make around 700,000 per year.

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October 1, 2015  

UAW members reject four-year Fiat Chrysler deal

New deal had pay raises but didn’t end a lower wage rate for those hired after 2007.

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September 2, 2015  

Fiat to keep Jeep Wrangler in Ohio

Automaker to move Cherokee line out of state; does not say where to.

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January 21, 2014  

CCL Industries buying four US plants for $77.8M

Labelling and packaging plants will become part of CCL Label’s home and personal care business.

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December 17, 2013  

Inside GM’s huge investments in five US facilities

$1.3 billion investment brings automaker’s total spending on US manufacturing plants to $2.8 billion in 2013.

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August 24, 2012  

GM invests $220 million in Ohio plants

Automaker updating plants and preserving jobs to build next generation Chevy Cruze.