IAC plant in Old Fort to lay off 60 w...

IAC plant in Old Fort to lay off 60 workers

There are 12 comments on the Marion (McDowell) News story from Oct 30, 2008, titled IAC plant in Old Fort to lay off 60 workers. In it, Marion (McDowell) News reports that:

The International Automotive Components plant in Old Fort, formerly known as Collins & Aikman, will permanently layoff 60 workers over the next couple of weeks.

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Carlisle IAC

Thompsontown, PA

#1 Oct 31, 2008
Well expect them to ask for concessions and then they will close your plant just like they did Carlisle.I laugh at how someone who is supposed to be such a brain at business could be so stupid.Carlisle could out produce any carpet producer in the world with solution dyed yet he was stupid enuogh to close us.They forfeited Carlisle's Q1 rating to save plants that are producing scrap.Wait till we are closed and see what happens then.You will have to assume responsibility for your own junk.We won't be here to carry your asses.GOOD LUCK FOOLS,YOU'LL NEED IT.Thanks Wilbur for giving us an opportunity of a lifetime.I am going to nursing school.
ex ca worker Athens Tn

Cookeville, TN

#2 Nov 1, 2008
Yeah I feel the same way after 16 years working in an automotive plant I am going back to school and will never work in automotive again.

Windsor, Canada

#3 Nov 21, 2008
Sorry to hear the news ! 1 year later after IAC formerly collins and aikman closed the doors in ingersoll ontario i was there 15 years we all received two weeks for every year for severance i was surprised and did some retraining right away i am thankful i am not still working there .. it sure made you feel lost !! good luck to everyone !

Canton, OH

#4 Sep 9, 2009
Blame Ernest Wilson
here we go again

Chambersburg, PA

#5 Sep 25, 2009
Tommy wrote:
Blame Ernest Wilson
who is ernest wilson?

Canton, OH

#6 Jan 18, 2010
If you don't know Wilson consider yourself very lucky. If you've never worked for IAC consider yourself blessed.

Canton, OH

#7 Jan 30, 2012
Ernie Wilson, Millard King all those ssahole are still... well, ssaholes.

Bristol, FL

#8 Mar 22, 2012
Ernie Wilson and his cronies screwed hundreds of people out of jobs. He's the ssawipe who should be out of work. He'll pay one way or the other that's for certain. The entire management of IAC is composed of heartless sabtards who only care about themselves. Time to even things up.

Wewahitchka, FL

#9 Feb 6, 2013
I've had a lot of bosses through the years and I always could say at least one good thing about any of them, not Ernie Wilson. Al Capone would have loved to have this guy on his payroll. Wilson is a crook, henchman, thief, liar and murderer. Yes murderer, a destroyer of scores of jobs to protect his. A good friend of mine killed himself after Wilson fired him the day before Christmas. What a total buttwipe. Only a matter of time before he gets what he deserves, can't wait to see it happen.

Blountstown, FL

#10 Mar 22, 2015
Ernie Wilson continues to be the most ruthless, uncaring ssa around. Steals ideas from other companies, passes them off as his own. Eliminates employees who are much more talented than himself because he views them as a threat. Wilson is a little dictator who needs to be thrown off his throne. Everyone who's suffered at IAC, believe me, Ernie Wilson is behind it somehow.

Blountstown, FL

#11 Jan 29, 2016
Need to get rid of Ernie Wilson and all of that awful management.

Blountstown, FL

#12 Jan 11, 2017
Ernie Wilson has screwed loyal workers in five states. I'm surprised he's still alive.

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