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News Automotive Manufacturing General
March 20, 2020  

Toyota extends Canadian plant closures after employee tests positive for COVID-19

All plants closed from March 23 through April 3, with production resuming on April 6.

News Forestry Manufacturing General
October 31, 2019  

Cascades closing tissue converting at Waterford, Kingman plants

Plants produce 9 million cases of tissue products annually and employ 213 workers.

News Economy
December 17, 2018  

GM says it has 2,700 jobs for workers slated to be laid off

That still leaves the majority of the cuts hitting white-collar workers and Canadians.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing General
November 29, 2018  

Trump suggests he’s looking into tariffs on car imports

The US president thinks tariffs on foreign imports will discourage companies like GM from shuttering US plants.

News Automotive General
November 27, 2018  

GM in for ‘one hell of a fight’ over planned Oshawa plant closure: Union

Jerry Dias, national president of Unifor, said the union will fight against the planned move “tooth and nail.”

News Pulp & Paper General
August 29, 2018  

Cascades to close two Ontario corrugated packaging plants

Closures to take place by year-end will affect about 65 workers in Barrie and Peterborough.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Production Technology
July 16, 2012  

French finance minister moves to reduce Peugeot layoffs

The struggling automaker announced it would cut 8,000 jobs last week in an effort to cut costs by almost $2 billion.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Production Technology
June 26, 2012  

Intertape Polymer shifts Nova Scotia production to Utah

Wrapping and tape-maker will also close its Kentucky plant.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations
June 15, 2012  

Nokia downgraded to junk status after job cuts, plant closures

Troubled cell phone maker cut 10,000 jobs and shutters main production plant.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Production Technology
June 14, 2012  

Nokia slashes 10,000 jobs, closes plants

Cell-phone maker looks to cut costs and streamline operations as market share plummets.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Production
April 4, 2012  

Dow Chemical cuts 900 jobs; shutters three plants

Company blames economic weakness in Europe for job losses and plant closures on three continents.