TriMas to lay off about 450 workers, close plant

Associated Press Published: November 23, 2012
Advertisement
;

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. (AP) — Manufacturer TriMas Corp. plans to shut its Goshen, Ind., plant and lay off all 450 workers there.

The company said production at the Cequent Performance Product plant, which makes hitches, weight-distribution systems, fifth wheels and other items, will shift to its plant in Reynosa, Mexico.

TriMas will also close a warehouse in Huntington, Ind., the company said. The moves will occur throughout 2013.

The Bloomfield Hills, Mich.-based company has about 4,500 employees.

TriMas added that it has been adding plants elsewhere to better support its customers in new locations, drive productivity and make its cost structure more efficient.



Trending Now


AROUND THE WEB

  1. 1
    College of Charleston president orders second investigation of Doug Wojcik
  2. 2
    Joe Paterno's son Jay sues Penn State for 'improper termination'
  3. 3
    Former Dallas Cowboys running back Robert Newhouse dead at 64
  4. 4
    Oklahoma man gets consecutive 20-year terms for rapes of intellectually challenged classmates
  5. 5
    Angels won't cap former OU pitcher Garrett Richards' innings
+ show more